The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.

— Richard Bach

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Thing Number 7!

Thing #7 is finally done.  Here it is… Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Tell a friend

Straying from the Course

I had to take a 2-night hiatus from the 100 Things in order to finish a mobile for my friends’ baby daughter. It is a “thing,” but it was begun before the 100 Things game started; plus it is more … Continue reading

Thing #7 in Progress

Paying work has been calling, so I haven’t had as much time to work on my 100 Things in the past few days.  Number 7 is moving right along, albeit a little slowly.  I thought I’d post a couple of … Continue reading

Putting it All (or at Least Thing #7) Together

I think I’ve covered enough tiles, so I’ve begun assembling Thing #7. In other news, I’ve added a sub-blog to showcase the brilliant ideas of others.  Check it out: Fates Guild: Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook … Continue reading

Happy Yarn Bombing Day

Who knew?  Apparently, many people, I was just not one of them.  Today is International Yarn Bombing Day.  Now I’m slightly sorry that I spent a couple of hours working on Thing #7 today instead of my first yarn bomb. … Continue reading

Pieces of Seven

Here is set number 2 of crochet-covered tiles that will some day be Thing #7. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Tell a friend

The Road to Lucky #7 or Trial and Error

It’s taken a rather long time (in Tina Reckoning) to get the ball rolling on Thing #7.  The first step is to cover small glass tiles in tiny crochet.  Being a big fan of making things harder than they need … Continue reading

6 of 100; and a Start to 7

Number 6 is another glass piece.  In addition to Jan Titus’s stained glass scraps, this one uses ribbon yarn, African trade Xmas beads, mercerized cotton and glass mosaic tiles. Thing #7 is going to take a little longer to make.  … Continue reading

5 of 100

I like this one better in full light.  It has a little (and I mean little, I would never compare myself…) Frank Lloyd Wright to it when you can’t see the colors in the ribbon. Digg this post Recommend on … Continue reading