Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Having Fun with Yubiami

Yubiami known as finger knitting, is a simple form of knitting. As its name, the knitting uses hands during the entire proces. You don't need tools or needles, just uses your hand.

Its fun and joyful. You can do it with your children or you can do yubi ami while you're watching television, coz its easy to do. Lucky i am, that i can do it with my students. I can share fun and joy with them.

And here, what they make with yubi ami

Two hanphone case

Flowers, you can use as a brooch

You can also use as a necklace

Ribbon, you can use as a headbands

And...the cuties turtle.

You can create anything you want. Flowers, pencil case, handphone case, hat, animal, handle, blouse and even blanket. All you need is your hand and yarn.
Discovering how to finger knitting can be a pleasant surprise.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Folded Ribbon Roses

Its almost a month i'm not write and post something, its because something block my mind. No idea to write. Lucky i'm that i still have motivation to do something. Going around, see how other people life make me feel grateful.

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Be grateful for ths hand, i have complete fingers that i can use to do something and share to others. Be grateful for this eyes that i can use to see anything, to see how beautiful this world is and hoe colorful my life is. And i want to share it with you.

See how beautiful roses are inspiring me to make folded ribbon roses. i use one inch ribbon . To make one bud i need 75 cm long of ribbon.

Then i try to make bud from cotton fabric. But i had to cut the fabric into small pieces. I cut into 3 cm width to 75 cm long, depend on how big bd you want to made.

And the bud was no less beautiful than the bud from ribbon. Its beautiful, i really lobe this roses.