Wednesday, September 24, 2014
This Santa certainly isn't old, but he will certainly be jolly!
We're having a bit of an experiment with "mobile blogging" this morning. It's rainy here in beautiful southern Virginia. Santa was just born last night and couldn't wait to put in an appearance, so here's a preview (he still needs his hat, white fur trim on that and his outfit and a snazzy belt!). Anyway, this an iPhone pic made with the kids on my work table using my iPad case as a background. S. and pup are standing on a piece of black mini bear fur. So let's see what happens when I click on "publish!"
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Now, here's an idea! Have you ever received a fur order and wished it were a little fluffier? Try this!!
www.knitpicks.com) usually used to ready a knitted item for blocking called "soak." Any soap will do for this, however, and you just need a tad. Let it soak until the fabric backing feels soft. Be careful to put each piece in individually or put like colors together in case there is any color bleed. Once you have rinsed the piece under running water until the water has no more bubbles, just toss it into a dryer.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
My neighbor, Tania, just brought over this beautiful bouquet for me!! She's just returned from visiting her parents in Germany and she also brought some wonderful German chocolates!! I shall enjoy them slowly so they will last a long time. These flowers just shout "JOY" - don't you think??
Thank you Tania!!