7.29.2014

klaar!



58 little squares later and my top/jersey is done. it took two winters to finish this ongoing project. 

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twee winters later en my truitjies is uiteindelik klaar. dis heerlik warm en werk lekker wanneer ek lae wil dra. die trui bestaan uit 58 vierkante.

7.24.2014

7 matjies later






my home needed a few mats. i made 7, and these are my favourites.

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ek het matjies vir my huis gehekel, 7 om presies te wees. hierdie 4 is my gunstelinge.

6.18.2014

shweshwe dresses for my girls



i decided to design dresses for my 2 little girls because i got tired of all the pink and purple dresses that was available in the affordable shops in wellington and paarl. i found lovely shweshwe fabric and drew the designs. Jennie, the seamstress that always help me and my friends with sewing work did a great job in making them. my daughters love their new dresses.
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waar begin ek met die storie. elke keer as my dogtertjies klere nodig het en ek gaan na die winkels wat ek kan bekostig, is daar net pink en pers rokkies. toe besluit ek, ek gaan materiaal soek en vir my meisiekinders rokkies ontwerp. hier is hulle nou, gemaak deur 'n wonderlike tannie met die naam Jennie, wat presies volgens my sketse gewerk het.

5.22.2014

seriously chunky




this year was hectic and my own handwork was left for last. i love wearing black on black. i wanted very thick black wool (thicker than chunky) for a bit of texture for my new poncho. the description for the thickness of this wool gave me a giggle: seriously chunky. here you go, because it was so seriously chunky it was seriously quick to make.
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uitendelik kan ek vir julle iets nuuts wys wat ek die jaar gemaak het. sjoe, dit is 'n besige jaar en ek kom nie by my eie handwerk uit nie. hier is my nuwe swart poncho. die dames by wolnessie het vir my hierdie lekker dik wol gegee nadat ek vir dikker wol as chunky gevra het. ek het te lekker gelag toe ek die beskrywing van die wol lees ~seriously chunky. hier gaat jy, 'n poncho met serious tekstuur vir my swart op swart uitrustings.

4.23.2014

mad skills at work




look at the detail that went into the creation of these pieces. they were done by artists with amazing skills in an exhibition for the brooklyn botanic garden. for more information on the artists and exhibition look at his blog post.

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sjoe, en was ek stomgeslaan toe ek hierdie fotos sien. mens kry darm maar ongelooflike kunstenaars daar buite. hierdie gebreide plante is opgetower vir die brooklyn botaniese tuin. as jy meer wil weet oor die uitstalling en kunstenaars gaan kyk na hierdie blog post.

4.10.2014

our secret sweet&soutie project




i just received these beautiful hand made ceramic buttons from dipped 'n dusted for our new sweet&soutie project. i'm are so excited and can't wait to spill the beans.
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flip, dit is moeilik om my mond te hou oor ons sweet&soutie projek wanneer ek sulke oulike knopies kry van dipped 'n dusted af.

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