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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Shameless Self Promotion

Since I've been living here in Nova Scotia, I've been spending a lot more time exploring my creative side.  I've been doing lots of work on the farm and trying to fix up the house, but I can't do that all the time.  Since I'm not working in a corporate setting any more, I set my own hours and goals.  It's good in some ways, and pretty tough in other ways.  I sure do miss the comfort of a regular pay cheque!  (Yes, in Canada it's a cheque, in the USA it's a check.  Go figure!)

Anyway, it's time for a wee bit of self promotion on this blog, so here we go....a showcase of a few of my creative efforts from the past couple of months.

All the following can be seen and purchased right HERE in my Etsy "Scotia Spinner" shop!  Handmade beats mass-produced any day, if you ask me!  Take a look at some of the other wonderful sellers on Etsy too!

First, of course, handspun yarns, and a rainbow of hand-dyed rovings - mostly Coopworth and Corriedale fibre.

Not a spinner or a knitter?  How about some felt ornaments for your Yule or Christmas tree?  Or a soft felted pouch for a special gift to be tucked inside?

And if you're not into fibre arts, there's always the beadwork!  Lately I've been on another bracelet kick, but there are earrings too!

I do take custom orders for beadwork, felted chicken ornaments, handspun yarns, or other fibre art creations, so let me know if you want something special!  Happy shopping!

10 comments:

laurie said...

those are beautiful,, love the little birds,, so sweet.

Pricilla said...

Hey, that's what a blog is for! Felted goat ornaments?

Millie said...

You have been busy! I'm with Pricilla~there's nothing wrong with self-promotion.

fullfreezer said...

Ooo... pretty!!
I'm with the others- if you can't do a little self promotion here, where else can you?
Great work.
Judy

Cloverleaf Art and Fibre said...

Your yarns are wonderful Claire. I hope you get great pleasure in creating such beauty in the midst of the daunting chaos of your new place.

Texan said...

All lovely! Nothing wrong with showing what you have for sale. You have some lovely things.

Marigold said...

Shameless, just shameless. But oh, so beautiful! :)

KathyB. said...

Not shameless at all, simply beautiful craftsmanship ( craftswomanship ? ) !

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Oooo...just want to dive right in an snuzzle it all!

You GO, girl!

xo

V.L. Locey said...

Self-promote away!! Not a thing wrong with it I say. Love the little birds, they are adorable!