making a crazy quilt card ~ by the artful acorn

nan turns 103

Today I wish my Nana a very happy 103rd birthday! (July 3, 2015) This occasion calls for a very special card, and inspiration struck early one morning. I’ve always loved (more…)

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largesse by the artful acorn

largesse for sealion war

One custom within the SCA is the bestowal of largess, or gifts, upon the populace by Royalty and Their Representatives. Donations from local artisans are sought out, that their items might find their way to deserving gentles in lands near and far. To gather the large number of items desired,  (more…)

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miniature nålbound basket by the artful acorn

miniature nålbound linen basket

Inspired by the miniatures I display in two old print trays, my friend Sam has started collecting some for the tray she purchased at Everything Old in Brentwood Bay, BC. I just had to nålbound this tiny linen basket to tuck into one of its little cubbies!

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