Handknit and Handpainted: The Spring Project

May 17, 2019

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  • Lovely, lovely writing!

    • Glad you enjoyed it!

  • So wonderful you and mom ….and projects:)

    • Thanks Eileen!

  • Beautiful work! I would love a copy of the blue/white coffee cup! Where could I order that?

    • Me too. It’s so darn cute

    • What a great idea! I’m going to work on this!!!

  • OMG – my grandmother crocheted that same fringed bag for me back in the day!! Sadly, it’s long since gone, but I think about it every now and then.

    • Glad to have jogged the memory of it!

  • Your writing, and your painting, is beautiful!! Thank you for sharing!

    • Thank you Martha – so glad you enjoyed it!

  • Kay, Ann, and Amy, please consider stocking the MDK shop with prints of Amy’s art!

    • I’m touched that you like the watercolors – I will talk to them about it!

  • How lucky you are to share such a wonderful relationship—and love of knitting—with your mom!

    • And I’m lucky that such lovely people enjoy the post!

  • Your paintings, your writing, your lovely relationship with your mama…all so incredibly great!!! This makes me so happy!!! Thank you for sharing!

    • I’m touched to know it made you happy! Thank you for your comments!

  • What a wonderful inspirational story. And beautiful paintings. The cup is amazing. Love it. Like another person said, I would also like a copy of the cup.

    • Wow! I will definitely work on making up prints of the cup!

  • The painted 4 x 5 grid of handbags is CRYING OUT to be on project bags you sell! Pls make it realize its destiny.

    • Bernadette – I am on it! Stay tuned!

    • absolutely agree! – project bags, note cards, fabric …..

      • These are great ideas! I’m going to work on it!

  • Moms are the best! Mine sews awesome tote bags. Nothing better on a stressful day than carrying a gift– in my case, usually a special piece of jewelry or a bespoke piece of clothing or accessory. I think of it as armor against the stressful events in my life!

    • I totally agree! And it sounds like you have a lovely mother as well!

  • Love love love this post

    • I’m thrilled you enjoyed the post – thank you!

  • Great story…from one bag lady to another…and stripes…stripes so draw my eye! Have you ever used randomstripes.com? Plug in your colors , the number of various rows hit, hit search and and endless possible, stripe patterns appear…happy playing!

    • I will check that website out! Thank you!

  • just lovely! I am a big fan of your work.

    • Thank you Karen!