Word for Today

Thoughts for the new year, from author Neil Gaiman;

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.

New Crochet Kits on my Etsy Shop!

I have new Retread Art kits on https://www.etsy.com/shop/RetreadArt?ref=hdr_shop_menu

Crochet a unique bag with recycled silk fabric and VHS videotape with my kit! It contains an original pattern, a spool of VHS tape, and silk fabric “yarn” to complete one bag. I create the yarn by selecting various strips of recycled silk fabric from garments and saris which I hand tie into a continuous length. Each kit is different combinations of yarns–no two kits contain the same exact fabric selection. The construction and stitching is rather simple–single crochet is used throughout so this is appropriate for all skill levels.GlamourShot

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Zen Doodle: Oodles of Doodles is Published!

I am incredibly excited to have a couple of tangles pictured in the new book Zen Doodle:  oodles of doodles, edited by Tonia Jenny and published by North Light Books.  There are 49 artists included in this book–I just received my paperback copy yesterday!  Check me out on pages 46-47 and then see the other fabulous tangles in Zen Doodle.  Enjoy!ZenBookCover ZenBookPage46 ZenBookPage47