church key (peyote stitch), finished 8.7

I finally finished my first peyote stitch bottle opener and I’m fairly pleased with the result so I’ve already begun designing my next one. I’m pretty sure these will make great gifts for all my beer drinking friends come the holidays. You can check out more snaps of the church key over at my beadingContinue reading “church key (peyote stitch), finished 8.7”

two recipe project #5, fish tacos with spicy slaw.

Didn’t, unfortunately, get snaps of the fish tacos, but they were done on the grill and goddamn delicious, particularly when paired with this made up spicy cabbage slaw on the side, which was filled with jalapenos from the garden. A hit, for sure. I haven’t kept to my goal-unfortunately, its been so hot many days,Continue reading “two recipe project #5, fish tacos with spicy slaw.”

sneak peek linen sweater, 8.7

This summer, I’ve definitely been obsessed with knitting using linen; after spying the Amiga Sweater done in some Louet Wet Spun Euroflax linen, I knew I had to try it. Here’s a sneak peak at my final result. My mum adores it, so it will probably be gifted to her. I’ve already bought two moreContinue reading “sneak peek linen sweater, 8.7”

church key, 8.3

I’ve become obsessed of late with traditional peyote beading around things like pens, wine bottle openers, and the above church key, or er, bottle opener. In the true spirit of our heritage, my sister has been making these things for years, and for some reason my interest was finally peaked. For this particular church key,Continue reading “church key, 8.3”