Category Archives: Bloggers

Angel of the North

                 In a recent blogger’s Place Challenge  I was given The Angel of the North. Now, when this huge sculpture was erected over 20 years ago, it seems it wasn’t very popular, saying it was very dowdy. Well I thought I might brighten it up a bit.  The…

Dye-ing for more!

Dye-ing for more! I don’t even remember when I first started dyeing clothes in the washingmachine… Jeans, pants made from old bedlinen, dresses.. Sometimes I used rubber bands to create extra effect. Since I started artquilting I experienced a little bit more. I bought my first package of Procion paintpowder last year, and tryed snowpainting.…

Valentine’s Day

Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Yes, Valentine’s Day cards are big business, but at their heart is a long-standing playful tradition between couples, friends, family members,  to express their affection. Americans probably began exchanging hand-made valentines in the early 1700s. In the 1840s, Esther A. Howland began selling the first mass-produced valentines in America. Howland,…