Sign Fail

A little humorous post for you this hump day. Our fabulous Dixon Chick took this pic at North York General last night 🙂 Did any of you happen to get a view of the northern lights last night? If you missed it, there is a chance they can be viewed again tonight.  http://spaceweather.com/

Knots…Knots…Knots

Snake Knot and Phoenix Knot CordsSat August 14 This week Angela Peace is teaching the Snake Knot and Phoenix Knot Cords. These two versatile knots, when combined with beads, make simple and elegant jewelery. The best part is you can use whatever type of cord suits your fancy – satin, leather, and cotton… depending on how you want your jewelery to look. Next week?Well, do your jumprings tend to open up? Do you want to learn how to solder your own jumprings? Then, you should take the Basics of Soldering class on Sun August 15. You’ll learn a lot more …

The very late inspiration friday post!

Yes, I know it’s Tuesday – and two weeks late….This is why there is no way I could ever do a ring a day project! I still haven’t made my little fairy door inspired by the mushroom pic – but it is on my to do list one of these days. The following were inspired by the bubble pic of a couple weeks ago.   Sorry for the ‘greenness’ of the photos…It was quite late last night when I finally managed to take the pics, and it was the only background handy. We’ll start anew on Friday with a new …

Happy Holiday Monday

Happy Simcoe Day. Just who the heck was Simcoe, and why does he get a day? I didn’t grow up in Ontario – so I truly have no idea. Sure, I can google it, but can anyone tell me off the top of their heads? Cuz certainly no one I have asked in passing has any idea. Sure – it’s nice to get a commemorative day and be remembered, but surely it would be nice to be remembered for something. We’re celebrating Dwyn Day. We’ve no idea who she was or what she did – but it’s a great excuse …

What’s up in Metal Clay

PMC CONFERENCE 2010Well as I write this the PMC conference in Layfayette Indianna, at Purdue University is wraping up. I am so sad to have missed it but there will be another one in two years (carpool from Toronto anyone, in 2012?). For any of you who have attended, tell us what you learned and what you loved. Please share. In my search on what I might be missing I discovered there is access to some of the handouts from previous conferences on the PMC Guild Website. It is not substitute for attending but it may inspire you. FAST FIRE …