Embracing The Function of Beauty

Why is beauty never considered a function? — Ronald Rael I came across this thought-provoking quote in the middle of a video about green technology. While the video shows the building blocks made from 3-D printers, it asks bigger questions. The most important one confronts artists and artisans alike: is it functional or is it... Continue Reading →

My Knitting Experiment: Pony PJs

I only found out about yarn bombing a few months ago, and I’m still in awe of the whole concept. I haven’t seen any in person, but a quick Google search generates a plethora of weird colorful knitting that leaves me with my mouth hanging open, scratching my head. I look at the larger objects covered... Continue Reading →

Creative Reminder: Anything Goes!

I've been feeling a little lost on the creative front. All my energies have been going to writing, and my fiber artist, who loves to sew and knit, has been terribly neglected. Fortunately, my quilt guild (the Rocky Mountain Creative Quilters) had a thoughtful and articulate speaker at this week's meeting. Tom Lundberg is a... Continue Reading →

Turtle Pincushions

I've been in craft-mode lately (as you can tell from recent posts). I'm taking a vacation from more serious projects and letting myself goof off, putting together little things for the fun of it, like the Christmas ornaments I finally finished. Last week, I stopped in the local quilt shop and was struck by a... Continue Reading →

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