It's good to make folks a little something with your hands to let them know they are special to you - even if you are feeling puny and can't swing the big hammers. Did any of you make something handmade for anyone today
None of these are baked yet--and I'm a little nervous about the thinner parts (particularly the rakes), but I'm excited about the concept and I'm looking forward to expanding and improving this gardening collection. :-) These are some of the first pieces where I've included headpins for extra support so we'll just have to see how they bake later this week. :-) [I'm also enjoying all the podcast listening (and learning) that I'm getting to do while I work... tonight's topics ranged from the history of Dior all the way to Terraforming... :-)] #gardening #polymerclay #happyplace #miniatures #makestuffwithyourhands #ursaquirks #danielandjorgeexplaintheuniverse #dressed #dior
Finally got the propane controls optimized. Tank is outside and a set of regulators now control either forge. I use the @mightyforge smaller forge for most things (it’s a miser!) and the Forgemaster (not so miserly), when pieces get too big or for welding. I used to have quick connects to change between the two, but this is even better. Plus the big forge slides back to reveal a handy tool tray when not in use. Lorne Bakker @mightyforge makes a hot and efficient forge that is so adjustable and with this set up, I can go from facemelter to heatgun with a few minor adjustments. #forgeefficient #forge #fire #blacksmith #worksmarter #efficiency #sotidy #makestuffwithyourhands #propane #cleanissafer #nowgousethem
My new shop edict is this: if I get or make a new tool - I have to make a place to put it away before i can use it. @mariekondo is eating up all my shop time! So - new fixture- immediately a new hook to hang it up on. Of course then, I didn't have any time left to forge the dragon head i went out to make... at least my new jig looks pretty hanging there.
#blacksmith #organization #hanger #makestuffwithyourhands
💙 LOVE 💜
I'm really enjoying all the different color combinations that my test knitters came up with for this hat. You can see some of them in my stories and will post more soon. What yarn and colors would you recommend It's gonna be a great weekend for knitting!
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Pattern: Just Wait For It Hat (link in my bio)
Models: Me and my sexy samuari
DK Yarns: @gigiboninyarn & @witchcandyyarn
Tech Editor: @alison_makin
💜 PATTERN DROP 💚
Yesterday I told you the story behind my new pattern the Just Wait For It Hat. Here you can see that I tamed the starfish. Yay me!! 👏 I'm in love with pattern made by the decreases and cables on the crown. Can you believe that I almost tore it out and started over because of the crown What does the crown look like to you I saw a flower, other saw feathers. What do you see
Just Wait For It Hat is now on Ravelry. If you're a subscriber, you got an email yesterday with a discount just for you. Want to read the full hat story Go to my bio and click on the pattern link..
Yarn: @gigiboninyarn for body and @witchcandyyarn for the crown, both DK
😍 NEW PATTERN COMING! 😘
Wohooo! You're going to want to make this hat for everyone. First of all - it's unisex so anyone can look marvelous and feel warm in it. Doesn't my hubby look cute in his It's made so that you can wear it as a beanie or a slouchy hat. Just Wait For It Hat drops on Ravelry on Tuesday, January 29th! ❄️
Alice K tested the hat and said: "This was a fun and uncomplicated knit. Thank you for letting me test. I love my new hat. The fit is spot-on". 🤗 Next post I'll tell you why it's called the Just Wait For It Hat.
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yarn: @gigiboninyarn DK
photo: Me 🙃
Model: Cutie pie husband 😘