Rainbow Window

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]As lockdown seems as though it is going to continue for at least a while longer I am still updating and adding to the window display. The most recent addition of a beautiful unicorn by Jemima...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I was particularly excited to make this unicorn as it was this little girl and her brothers who were part of my inspiration for doing the window and making the changes. I was really impressed by...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]It was not possible to keep a proper record of community interactions whilst working, as it has been extremely busy so here are a few notes on general observations and specific incidents that have occurred. The...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Throughout the making of the different toys, I have developed my own techniques for how to make the toys, which works in a rather flexible set of steps, as each is so different there is an...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I have been enjoying greatly the toys that I have been making for the window display and have found the reaction very encouraging. One that really surprised me was my friend who, when I showed a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I was submitted drawing through the door which I am very glad about, as I had been very nervous about whether I would receive any.     [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_gallery type="image_grid"...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="2969,2970,2971" img_size="full" onclick="img_link_large" column_number="3" grayscale="no" images_space="gallery_without_space"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/12"][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="2973,2974,2976,2977,2978,2979,2980,2982" column_number="2" grayscale="no" images_space="gallery_without_space"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/12"][vc_column_text]Throughout the process of making the toys my technique and method for creating...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]For the window, I knew that I needed to create a sign as well as an online page for it. I had to create the page before the sign, so that if the person who saw it...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I was given these two drawings by children I know to try and create for the window.   From the horse, I knew roughly what to do but wanted to do more testing. One of the main things...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I had a few years ago seen a blog post about children’s drawings being made into toys and vaguely recalled something about another artist adapting child’s drawings and so decided to have a look at these.   One...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Having finished the first drawing, I was given and being mostly happy with the plan for how to make the drawing into crochet I focused on how to get more drawings. I knew from the start that...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I had an idea for how I would make the crochet toy but was not certain whether it work. As I was so uncertain I asked a cousin’s child for their best drawing of an animal...

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