Sunday, November 30, 2008


Many years ago when I come to Canada my husband used to say snowing on mountain  and I do not want to believe  I thought  was just clouds . 

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Christmas trees

Home made sewing Christmas Trees. With gold trim   made each tree separated    them piled on each other to make the tree,  very nice for decorations.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Ceramic ChristmasTree

  Decoration  ornament  ,  ceramic tree  starting looking like  Christmas .  

Monday, November 24, 2008


First time I used the koi water color paintings. Still life   a pot  of  violets .

Friday, November 21, 2008

Water Color

 Was one of  the first water colors I work on .1977 need a new frame the glass have a flare when the picture  taken. Still one my favors. Mount Begbie Revelstoke British Columbia.

blue socks#3

This are the finished sock just have to be  close with a  chain tool and craft on toe.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Blue Socks

More wool socks : Instructions .Machine Knitting

 Ribber band  tension  6 

 start with 78 stitches  knit 3o  rows put all needles on maine bed.

knit  50 more rows for leg length  tension 8  on sides leave one needle not knit position before the last stitch for you to be able to chain the open seam with the tool. after the 5o rows . start to make the heel ,partially knitting.on right  side of sock when you do the next sock do on lefty side . after that knit 55 more rows for making the length of foot , again do partially knit until  you have the point , end with wasting yarn ,take off the machine,  crafting  the stitches. 

take a hour to  make a pair of socks   

properly  wool yarn  for socks.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Belate Halloween

I promise to post this picture from this last Halloween .Here we have Elvis.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Old Book

A friend come visit me she know I like to read .Give-me this old book in Portuguese .
when I went to open it all the pages never  been open the date inside is  1945  some body had give this as a present in that date  . on english is great expectations  from Charles Dickens

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Pocket Field Sketch Box

Koi Water Colors I was very happy to find this .  Excellent to have when you are travel .

Monday, November 10, 2008

Friday, November 7, 2008


Long ago  I work on  this oil painting , copy from a picture of my father , we  all ways remember hem  special on end of year .

Monday, November 3, 2008

Weaven scarfs

This warp been on loom for so long ,today i get to the end , 3 scarfs  come from this warp, just have to finish the fringes .

Saturday, November 1, 2008


Pasteis de nata or Portuguese custard tarts . All Saints day  this day on Portugal we have chestnuts ,walnuts, dried figs. apples,  many other things  is why I decide to bake this  tarts  the recipe I found on Leite's Culinaria.

Teddy Halloween

Here is Teddy going Trick , treat

Chiffon Cake

                                         My favour  Chiffon Cake i been baking this cake for many years                                  mos...