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mushroom hunting

I’ve been taking some time to wander around and pay extra attention to moss and mushrooms and other botanicals in preparation for my class at Squam this year (just a couple weeks away!).  On my last excursion I spotted all sorts of mushrooms – most of which I’ve never seen before. This yellow one with a spotted […]

on August 20, 2014 3
paper mache boat

new pattern : paper mache ships

At last! I hope you make ships!  And thanks so much for the encouragement and good wishes along the way – it helps. This is a huge pattern- 57 pages of photos and  instructions, 3 templates – a Large Ship, a Small Ship, a Little Boat, a resource list and more. Make the three projects […]

on August 15, 2014 10
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ship building in the adirondacks

Over the weekend I took the entire ship building /pattern making operation way upstate into the Adirondack park. Major progress was made and there where some setbacks too. If I had known how long this would take or how hard it would be I’m not sure I would have started, but I’m glad I did. […]

on August 12, 2014 12
textile art owl

new creatures

A little collection of new creatures – I’ve posted them on Etsy  just now (7/31). I spent the morning re -shooting them, I was disappointed with yesterday’s photos ( on the up side I learned some things about aperture) so now I’ve got to roll right into Flamingo making – lots and lots of flamingos… […]

on July 31, 2014 7
handmade owl

inspiration

I started this dark bird months ago and he ended up becoming more complex than I originally intended. His underside is stitched and stitched. I like to have this kind of project, this kind of compulsive, repetitive stitching to pick up sometimes. I like to have busy hands when something is percolating in my mind […]

on July 30, 2014 5
ann wood -site  makeover

my blog is moving

Ann Wood Handmade ( my shop website)  is getting a make over.  And part of that makeover is  to consolidate my blog and shop into one place. In a couple weeks the new site will be complete and everything will live at annwoodhandmade.com ( for now I’ll still be posting here).  I’m making lots of […]

on July 23, 2014 0
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