Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Twyla on Tuesday

Hello dear friends!
It seems that I have some exciting news myself!
I was enjoying the latest issue of Artful Blogging magazine when:

to my surprise-
My eyes fell on this lovely picture! 
My work was in the pages of Artful Blogging!!!
When we opened our etsy shop, dear Kali, of Poppy Lane was my very first
customer!  She purchased this hotpad and dishcloth from me and she had shared this beautiful
photo on her blog.
I am a long time admirer of Kali and was so honored when she wanted to order something from Me! 
I love how she arranged the pretty saucers with my crochet pieces.

I got so excited, in fact, that I got busy and made a few more of these hot pads/pot holders.
They are now in our etsy shop.  I actually crochet a hanger on the back of these so
you can hang them.  They are double thickness and perfect for
sitting hot things on if you aren't afraid to use them!

Loving pink, blue and yellow together, this one is my favorite!

One of my favorite things to share with you are my latest finds. 
Marygold is an artist that Lindsey and I really love.  She was art deco artist. I discovered this one in an
antique shop where the owner obviously didn't know how prized they are because I got it
for a very good price.  Normally, we just long for them if we are lucky enough to even see one!
This one is called Love's Siesta.

Another cute little find was this Little Red Riding Hood planter.  It is dated 1956 and was
made by Napco.

The heat is still with us here in Missouri and is pretty unbearable at times.
When it is 20 degrees outside I am going to be longing for these lazy, hazy days of summer.
Okay, maybe not.
Have a beautiful day, dear ones!


Angela said...

That's so excitng for you!! I hadn't ever seen her blog...thanks for introducing her.

Sophia said...

Congrats to you! I love your knitted items. I was so thankful for the pair of orance knitted slippers that you made for me when I had my liver surgery. Meant so much to me!! Hugs! :)

Diane said...

Congratulations, I love your pot holders the pink and green is my favorite, next month when I have some spending money I would love to get one. Very Cool you are in print! oxox, Diane

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to You !!!!!!
Love your crochet!!

Meri Wiley said...

I'm so frustrated.....your images aren't coming through. I've gotta' get my husband on this and figure it out. Would you mind horribly sending me your images to my email??? I know it's a huge inconvenience, but I would really appreciate it. I don't know why it's your blog only, but I'll get it figured out.


Holly- Girls At Heart said...

Oh my! I love that picture, the potholders, everything! How exciting for you dear Twyla! The Pink, Yellow and Blue is my favorite, too!

Glad you got another little red riding hood for your collection!

I've never met Kali. Thanks for the intro.

Sorry for the whiny letter yesterday. I feel much better now! ♥


WOW...you and Lindsey are FAMOUS!!! Love the photo and your new potholders are pretty. Great idea, that they can hang! They would look sweet hanging above the stove!
Happy Tuesday!
Deb :)

Scrap for Joy said...

I love the way your hotpad and cloth are photographed...very charming! You two girls are certainly a dynamic duo...that's why we are all drawn here. I'm sure it was a thrilling sight to see something you made featured in the magazine. I need to go find a copy.
The Red Riding Hood is adorable!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

I can certainly see why you were so excited...and why she had to have one of your gorgeous potholders! They're fabulous!Have a fun day, my friend.

Melody said...

Congrats on your photo debut in Artful Blogging! And, on finding that vintage artwork! Those are pricey. The Red Riding Hood is too cute.
It's already well over 85 here in Cincinnati heading to 98 to over 100 with the heat index.
I'm sorry I know its hot ,but another winter like last..ugh...I love the summer nights with the crickets, tree frogs, frogs, even the sounds of locust and flys hummin by during the day I absolutley miss that in winter.


Oh, how fun! I know that I would have probably peed my pants. LOL


Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Twyla!!! I just love that your work was once again selected for ARTFUL BLOGGING! You and your daughter are both so talented, it's just wonderful that you are being recognized. Wishing you both many more sweet joys and surprises! And...have a lovely day!

GardenofDaisies said...

How lovely that your friend included some of the things you made for her in the photos! Your hot pads really are gorgeous!! And I love the little red riding hood planter too. Yes, this heat is awful! It's rather funny when we think of low 90's as comfortable... but it really does feel great after temps in the 100's. :-)
Have a wonderful day!

Sherry from Alabama said...

Congratulations! Your work is so beautiful. No wonder they published it in their magazine. It absolutely makes the picture!

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

KarenB said...

How fun is that? I'd be pumped and excited too. Congratulations!

Sandy said...

Oh boy!!!!! Too cute! I will have to see about getting a couple of these! And what a great photo!!!! I have to get that magazine!!!!!!

Creative Breathing said...

Twyla, good things have come your way! Your crocheting is wonderfully colorful and perfect with her vintage dishes. Such fun! Have a lovely week! E

T's Daily Treasures said...

How wonderful Twyla and well-deserved. I was unable to find an Artful Blogging mag when I was in the States. I did get a few others (Where Women Create, Room of Bliss) that I am thoroughly enjoying.

Your crochet is always wonderful. Best wishes for a beautiful day. Tammy

Dogwood said...

Congrats. How very exciting! Yipee. Love, love your pot-holders. Dogwood

Country Dreaming said...

Super news! Congratulations to YOU!!


Jacqueline said...

Wow...eeee...both mom and daughter are on a roll. Congrats to both of you. That is just awesome. You must have been so shocked to see what you made in a magazine. It must make you feel really special. It's almost like God reached down and picked you and said...your turn!
Love and two cheers for the mom~daughter team!

Anonymous said...


You have the name my Mom picked out for her three daughters to be! She said that she wanted to name daughters "Dawn,Twyla and Starla"; her Mom told all she needed was a moonbeam! I am in LOVE with the Red Riding Hood planter! Each time I see your collection of little girls I am tickled! I found one of the Relpro little girl planters in the last six months of hunting! Adorable!

Michle said...

Would you possibly like to share your pattern for the pot holders? They are so lovely.

Old Machala Farm

goldenbird said...

Congrats on having your work included in Artful Blogging! The pot holders/pads are gorgeous, I just love the colors. Makes me want to learn to crochet.

Mrs Twins said...

OOh how exciting! Well done to you!
They are just so lovely, colours you've used are perfect!
Have a nice weekend,
nearly here again,
Love suex

trish said...

I absolutely love your Etsy shop! You have the most beautiful crocheted items!!
I am having a little give a way. Would you like to drop by? It will be fun. :o)
Sincerely ~ Tricia