New Year’s resolutions

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011 in life, list, video | One Comment

Do yourself a favor, listen to this piece of Mexican music. smile more play more with my kids read more to my kids do more crafts with my kids be more patient awfulize less live the moment more get less overwhelmed by feelings sew more crochet more design more focus more be less anxious paint […]

Gin and Tonic fabric

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in craftulence, designer | No Comments

    Click on the image to see a larger view. I designed this fabric for the upcoming spoonflower contest, it’s about recipes. This is a recipe to make perfect gin and tonics. I kind a need one right now. To vote go to this page and skim through the entries. Mine is called: G […]

for Sofia

Posted by on Dec 26, 2011 in craftulence | No Comments

I found soem old scraps of felt from these old times and couldn’t resist making a pin cushion for my friend Rachel’s daughter. Reading blogs like Angry Chicken and Vlijtig I’m convinced that had I had daughters we’d spend the days knitting, crocheting and sewing. With boys we spend time staging car accidents.    

pencil case

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in craftulence, designer | No Comments

Made with the blue and green colourway of my stained glass fabric design:   A touch of class: bias tape covered seams. puuurty.

Progress

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in designer | No Comments

Remember this?     now it’s becoming this:  

snapshots from Zurich

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in designer, globe-trotting, images | No Comments

  We visited the Design school in Zurich, and it was pretty cool. yeah, that’s right.     The Design museum is in the same building. Note to self: open a design museum in my University.   Rainy Zurich.   The Freitag shop. You know, bags and wallets made with old truck tarps. Very hipster. […]

Glass objects

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in art, designer, globe-trotting | 2 Comments

Last week I went on a short trip to Winterthur and Zurich to visit a couple of exhibitions and do some reckless shopping (note to husband: just kidding). The Gewerbemuseum (trade and craft museum) in Winterthur is currently showing a very nice collection of glass objects, in perfect timing with my semester project. Here are […]

Angels

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in images, my sons are smarter than me | No Comments

snow finally came, though only for one day and now it’s warm as hell and all turned to slush. Anyway, the boys had a chance to have a lot of fun in the front yard.