Thursday, 2 November 2017

we have now headed into November and the countdown to Christmas......the weather seems to be holding out quite well so far but I am sure the seasons are changing to different timescales now.
To brighten the day, I painted this pink fantasy painting yesterday.
Just 7x5" and available in my folksy shop
www.folksy.com/shops/teabreaks
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Wednesday, 1 November 2017

I have been busy painting and putting paintings in my etsy shop
www.etsy.com/shop/teabreaks
as well as etsy I have a folksy shop
www.folksy.com/shops/teabreaks

and I also sell my work on ebay....search   Gweddusart. or Gweddus

here are some of my most recent works
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Sunday, 8 October 2017

well after a short rest from painting, I decided to paint an 8x6 watercolour yesterday. I haven't done anything other than aceos for a few months, so this was an enjoyable and interesting experience.
Here is the finished painting
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Saturday, 23 September 2017

I have spent a few months doing crochet while I sorted out some personal problems
This week I picked up my paint brush again and started doing some aceos and cartoons for cards.......
Here are a few of the paintings that I have done this week.....
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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

It has been a while since I posted any of my paintings and yesterday I decide to paint a landscape.
I mounted it onto quality card stock so that it can be sent as a card but kept and framed after receiving it.
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Monday, 24 July 2017

I have lots of yarn stashed away in cupboards and I really need to use some of it up. I think that one day I will open the door and get buried under bags of yarn, never to be seen again.....
I am still knitting but also doing some small amounts of crochet.
I have to be careful to look after my hands and wrists so I am mostly knitting.
I bought some lovely random yarn and knitted this baby cardigan....I liked it so much that I did another one in different colours.
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Both use the same pattern (my own) but each one looks different because of the yarn ......
I am now thinking of making some Christmas items for babies.
I intend now to stick to baby knitwear and knitwear for young children.

Monday, 19 June 2017

well it has been a few months since I wrote on my blog. Unfortunately my wrists started getting painful and so I have had to give the crochet a rest. I also had cupboards full of unsold items because I was making items so quickly.
That being the case, I have decided to return to my love of knitting.
I spent many years making and selling jumpers at craft markets in Uxbridge , (Greater London)
I loved those days.
I no longer have my machine as manual dexterity also posed problems.
However, I find that I am able to knit without any problems, so recently, I have been knitting and offering my knitwear for sale in my Folksy shop
www.folksy.com/shops/teabreaks
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I now have something that I can happily do during the evenings.
I paint during the day but when the light fades, it is difficult to see the colours as I paint in miniature.
I have recently made a few entrelac cardigans as I love this technique...sooooo....here are a few pictures to bring up to date, what I have been doing....
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