Thursday, February 28, 2008

enfant terrible

I came across enfant terrible today, a site 'dreamt up in style and sustainability'.
Check out these gorgeous slippers by Pia Wallen and the i golfini della nonna range...a partnership run by two Italian sisters, with a womens co-operative in Bolivia, by way of Los Angeles (confused? Me too but their range really is gorgeous). This hand knitted world globe has to be my favorite.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Ida Pearle's Alphabet Cards

I really love these Alphabet Cards available from Mahar Drygoods. I came across them via the Bloesem Kids Blog.

Moss stitch basinette blanket

I'm making a little Moss stitch basinette blanket for the baby. It's been a slow process because every time I get distracted (thanks to Chewie) I have to undo my row and start again. I'm a big fan of moss stitch. My obsession started some time ago with a mystery person, walking down Carlisle Street, wearing a lovely moss green moss stitch scarf....(That must be at least two years ago now). Here's a photo of the moss stitch scarf I made last year, back in the days of Miss Woolly.

For those of you who remember... I receieved a Gocco printer for Christmas....well, you'll notice I have done sweet nothing with it. I really am excited by it but for some reason, damn nervous too. Fingers crossed, next week is the week.

Monday, February 25, 2008

New camera and old work

I have a new camera and I love it. It's a Canon digital SLR and it's so much fun. I'm still learning how to use all the functions on it and imagine I will be for some time. I haven't had time to upload all of the photos yet but there will be more on their way.
Above is an update on the sampler I'm working on for the nursery.

I'd like to thank the lovely Fran for mentioning me on her blog, Mrs Eliot Books. What a treat! Thank you!

and...congratulations to Miss Woolly, who tied the knot last Friday night to the gorgeous Scot. Keep an eye out on Miss Woolly's blog for a snap shot of the dress. The beading was something else. It apparently took 8 hrs to hand stitch all of that amazingness on.

Below is the gorgeous caterpillar I ordered from the Two Little Banshees etsy store, for the baby shower I went to last weekend. Check out the blog here too.

Monday, February 18, 2008


This fantastic photo is by Sighmon. It's a Banksy done in our very own Melbourne alley way.... and I love it.
Take a look at the rest of Sighmon's Melbourne set here.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Chalk board paint

I love this idea for a chalk board over at Martha Stewart.
Happy post Valentines day.
(Still no camera.....and alas, no new work to show you). I've started knitting a moss stitch blanket for the bumps bassinette though, so with a bit of luck you can see it soon.

PS. I'm eagerly awaiting a package from the talented Two little Banshees. It's a gift....and not for me but I'm excited all the same.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Suitcase Dog Bed... bow Wow!

I love this Suitcase Dog Bed. It's available over at hersheyismybaby's Etsy store. If it wasn't for a litte postage issue.....USA to Australia (I've been caught out once before) I'd be snapping it up for little Chewie. I even think I had a suitcase very similar to this one when I was young. Yes, infact I did, it held my ballet shoes. Mine was pink and had an oval mirror above the pocket.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008


I am a little disheartened at the moment due to the fact that my digital camera has died on me. I wanted to post pictures of my new aprons and yo-yo's but it's not possible. Grrhhhhh.
Instead, I've been checking out these clever mobiles made by kristin loffer theiss. I'd really like one.