whipup newsletter no.34 2010

by kath_red on September 2, 2010

in Features, Newsletter

Gearing up for a solo parenting weekend, full of soccer, bike rides and maybe some uhm relaxing craftiness? mmm… mess is screaming at me from the corners and I might have to scream back at it. I know this weekend the kids have plans to give the chooks a makeover, they did a test run of one the most passive girls, sat her in a bucket of warm water and gave her feet a wash, then wiped her down gently with warm water and groomed her beautifully, then tried to stop her from heading back to scratching worms – she was remarkably calm throughout – not sure how the other girls might react though – will be fun to watch.

REFASHION: Upcycled boys hats - I love these … knotted t-shirt scarf … and the refashion roundup

MIXED MEDIA: paper crane cup cake toppers teacup crafts

KIDS: printable sewing cards plastic beasts

MORE: Hand sewn coin purse tutorial …

Nicole Posted a tutorial on sewing circles.

NEWS AND OPPS:

  • Go see Anna Brownfield’s documentary about Melbourne’s indie craft scene, ‘Making it Handmade, Saturday 4 September : 2:30pm and 4pm : at Kaleide Theatre, RMIT, 360 Swanston st, Melbourne. If you email info[@]poisonappleproductions.com.au quickly you have a chance at 2 free tickets – ps. you need to book.
  • For the past five years, people from all over the world have been contributing hundreds of photographs to potter Ayumi Horie’s Pots in Action web page. This ongoing crowd sourcing project seeks to both celebrate people’s creativity and underscore the importance of beautiful, handmade objects in everyday life. You can vote for your favourite image – voting ends September 14th, 12 noon EST.
  • Be good!
    Kathreen
    xx

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