Archive | March, 2014

Melbourne Photo a Day: Week seven

31 Mar

Day 43: Screen printing

screen printing

I spent the day learning how to screen print, and a great day it was.  The lesson with The Handmaker’s Factory was a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  We learnt the basics of printing, then hand cut and printed our own designs.  I got two designs finished, this boat repeat and a raincloud.  I’m now making my finished prints into (hopefully) usable items and will post them here when they are finished. Continue reading


Melbourne Photo a Day: Week six

24 Mar

Day 36: Star Spotting

Billy Slater at Yarra Valley races

A drive out to the Yarra Valley for the races ended up in me meeting Billy Slater.  Clearly my Australian sports knowledge is improving. Continue reading

Easter Craft: Hand Sewn Felt Chickens

18 Mar

Felt Chicken Finished

These chickens are part of some Easter presents for my niece and nephews.  To make them you’ll need: Continue reading

Melbourne Photo a Day: Week five

17 Mar

Day 29: Swing out

Moomba Festival Swings

Cooling down on the swings at the Moomba Festival was a winner on this boiling hot day. Continue reading

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