A crocheted purse made with recycled sari silk yarn. I just turned this into the Home & Hobbies division for the San Diego County Fair, along with a necklace and an elaborate bead "tassel". I didn't use a pattern as such for the purse-- just made it "big enough" to cover a pre-made canvas bag, left holes to use as button holes and then mad a simple flap and strap. Instructions are currently posted on my Yahoo group. I'll try to "cut and paste" them to this blog.... Kaytee www.simplexities.net
One more "baby step" on the way to a "real website".
First step was starting a Yahoo group, then registering a domain name. Then transfering the registration to GoDaddy.com.
Last week was a "starter page", set up with GoDaddy's "Website Tonight" option. Now, a blog. Since this one allows posting pictures, I may skip the next planned step of getting a picture hosting site.
Still struggling with Front Page 2003... my first experience with web-building software. Not fun, very frustrating. "Help" is rarely helpful, and the books I've got seem to assume I'm an idiot who already knows about how to set up a webpage and/or use Front Page of an earlier incarnation....
I live in San Diego, CA-- married with two kids, two dogs, a beta and three goldfish. Also have a lot of "plant puppies" and probably enough crafts "stuff" to stock a small store....
I've been doing "crafts" most of my life. Of course, just because I learn a new craft, doesn't mean I dropped any of the others... at least, not permanently.
My work tends to be “eclectic”—a polite way of saying “weird” in some cases. Sometimes, I will do a “series” of related projects, but, in general, no two will be exactly the same… sometimes not even both earrings in a pair…. I am drawn to large, complex structures and bright and/or contrasting colors, and will mix a variety of materials— gold and silver, glass and stone, plastic and pearls….
However, I CAN work “small” and simple, and often experiment with color and materials combinations in these simpler pieces. The ones that “turn out nice” are added to my inventory— memory wire based jewelry, hair accessories, purse charms, etc. (The others are broken down for their parts).