Archive | June, 2013

The Kindergarten sack

26 Jun

My friend Paola‘s other child, the 2 and 1/2 years old and professional rascal Pietro, is going to kindergarten in September.

As Paola told me that he’ll need a sack for his change of clothes, I decided to make one too, so that he’ll have a spare one. Here is the result. The name is also hand stitched.

Pietro's kindergarten sack

Pietro’s kindergarten sack

Pietro draw string sack

Pietro draw string sack

Pietro's sack - detail

Pietro’s sack – detail

Birthday gift

25 Jun

Here is a necklace I made for my friend Simona’s birthday.  Some time ago she expressed her admiration for one of my older work that you can see here. So I thought to make a similar one for her birthday.

I used blue crystals, red agate, amethyst, Korean jade, smoked crystal and red crystal.

Simona's birthday necklace

Simona’s birthday necklace

Too easy

10 Jun

Here is my latest bracelet addition: a pale blue string with charms…. this kind of bracelet has become very popular here lately, and it is far too easy to make. You just need a string and some charms with big hole and you’ve already done. You can add as many charms as you want and the string can be as long as you wish. You can even turn it into a necklace.

Anyway, here my new bracelet is flanked on the left by a “Chan-luu” I made some time ago, and on the right by a “Gin-ki” bracelet I bought recently…

The pale blue bracelet

The pale blue bracelet

Happiness is

6 Jun

either…

Happiness is a warm puppy - Charles Schulz

Happiness is a warm puppy – Charles Schulz

or…. being able to wear the pair of jeans that you’ve purchased the same day, because you can shorten the hem yourself! 🙂

My new jeans and their new hem

My new jeans and their new hem

PS I know you may think now that my life is a bit dull if happiness is just being able to sew a hem, and….. I think you’re right.

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