Faded tends to be a term that we mentally associate with old, worn out, no longer useful, ready to be thrown away.
In my creative ventures those things that are faded, worn out, needing to be discarded, are actually repurposed into things of beauty, pleasure and service. Truly trash to treasure transformations, Continue reading “Daily Prompt: Faded ~ Making Trash into Treasure”
An artisan derives inspiration from any of an unlimited number of sources. For me, the most inspiring images are those of flowers and butterflies . . . and some of the photos my children have taken.
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My first love in the world of textiles and creating them was crochet.
When I was a little girl, my parents went to the neighbor’s often to sit and visit, taking my little sister and I with them. This neighbor couple were much older than my parents, and were like surrogate grandparents to us girls.
Mrs. Schyberg was a prolific crocheter. She almost always had a hook and yarn in her hand, and from as early as I can remember, I was fascinated by the beautiful items she created with this ages old technique. Expecially the beautiful lace; doilies, edgings, and bedspreads. I fell in love with those lace items, and many other things she made, and wanted to make them myself.
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