Lucias Fig Tree

Lifestyle, Patterns, Stories

THE JANUARY BLANKET IS DONE!!

First THANK YOU SOO MUCH for the lovely comments and likes , I m really glad that the first blanket of 2017 has been received so well, I am so glad you loved the colours even if the pictures  I posted on Instagram where not the best. The best way to appreciate the colours is  with an outdoor picture and I  have been stalking the sky for days now hoping for a break in the weather. this morning I managed  to take a few but the sky is like pewter colour and the light is poor too , those are  ...

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ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM AND CROCHET. WHY NOT?

Abstract expressionism and crochet…. I bet a lot  of people will find my statement total blasphemy. I don’t mind, if that is the case, and I apologise in the very unlikely eventuality that an art critic has stumbled upon my blog. The purpose of the entry is to tell the story how this blanket came about, and   how I have used  saturated colours. It all started with a pile of yarn , and the notion  to try something out of my comfort zone for a change. I wanted to use a  ...

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ONE BLANKET FOR EACH MONTH….

I have been thinking in the past few weeks what I should make this year, and I have come up with a rather ambitious plan: one blanket for each month of the year. I know it might be far too much, and I won’t be able to keep it up, but I still thought I could try! ALSO, there is another reason: If you remember I have been thinking about making some posts about colors principles, but it can be quite a dry subject if handled on a theorist base so I figured it might be better showing  ...

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Beating the January’s blues: a plate of leftovers for a “presto-pronto” quick cushion.

I always feel the first few weeks after the festive season can be quite a bit of a challenge, cold and dark days ahead, if you are like me in the northern hemisphere, back to work, maybe a depleted bank balance after the festivities or are you overwhelmed by far too ambitious list of ‘new year resolutions’? If that is the case all you need is ..CROCHET of course!!! What you want it is a small project: something special to look forward and to concentrate on, something reasonably  ...

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