Monday, October 29, 2012

Monday Mosaic: Fall Colors

Curated by Kerry Hawkins of Khawkinsphoto

1. Angel Icon - Sacred Heart Pictorial Necklace by ParrishRelics
2. Herby-462 yards of Sock Yarn Superwash Merino by ladydyefiberarts
3. Smiling Tomato, 5x7 fine art photo by KHawkinsPhoto
4. Nightingale square bookplates by cricicis
5. Green bird painting and collage on reclaimed wood by a2n2koon
6. Frilly Fringe Bracelet in Black and Orange by LushBeads

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Knit caps for kids at JP Knit & Stitch

Caps For Kids photo courtesy of Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Love to knit? Want to help a GREAT local charity and keep kids warm this winter?

Join Dana Farber's Caps for Kids program at JP Knit & Stitch (461 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130) for FREE sessions to make hats, scarves, and other cold-weather accessories for needy Boston children.

Use any pattern you want, FREE. Get help and instruction on your knitting, FREE. Use patterns suitable for beginners through advanced levels, FREE. Helping kids in need through knitting, PRICELESS. Oh yeah.

You can attend any number of sessions and can arrive and leave at any time.
Wednesday, November 7, 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Saturday, November 17, 10 am -12 noon
Wednesday, November 28, 6-8 pm

Can't make any of these sessions? You can make items on your own. Check out this PDF: JP Knit & Stitch has been kind enough to host a basket for all completed items, which will be delivered to Caps for Kids. Submit your completed items by November 30!
Caps For Kids photo courtesy of Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Photography spotlight: Colors of Fall

By Kerry Hawkins of Kerry Hawkins Photography

My favorite season is Fall. We have had some terrific weather and I have had many chances to photograph the colors of fall. I find many things to photograph right in my town. It is all around us. One last gasp before winter.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Monday Mosaic: Boston Handmade Black

Curated by Kerry of Kerry Hawkins Photography

1. Spider Pin 73 - Black/White/Pearly Grey by LushBeads
2. 5x7, Edgar Allan Poe's Raven - Open edition print by MonkeyChow
3. Voodoo Doll pincushion - breakup doll - hand sewn felt anthropomorphic black and red doll - desk companion and stress release friend - OOAK by HibouDesigns
4. 1 Inch Wide Dog Collar with Adjustable Buckle or Martingale in Skulls by codyscreations

Monday, October 15, 2012

Nature Inspired

Curated by Kerry of Kerry Hawkins Photography

1. Green tray with white blossoms on brown clay by Citybytheseaceramics
2. 5"x7" Mr Hat's Happy Seed by SeedsOfJoie
3. Owl Decorative black Pillow - antique owl black felt throw pillow with French vintage lace by HibouDesigns
4. rooster postcard by cricicis

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Boston Camera Club
2011-2012 Boston Camera Club Print of the Year by Irv Weiner

Did you know there was a camera club in Boston for people who love photography and are avid amateur photographers? Well there is!

The Boston Camera Club is a non-profit organization established in 1881 and is dedicated to the advancement of photography as an art and science. The Club offers activities of interest to amateur photographers meeting six times monthly, with activities held throughout the year while regular monthly meetings are from September through June, and is open to the public. There's lots of info about the club on their website and there's also information about membership.

Club Programs are planned to interest all photographers, from beginners to skilled artisans. Guests and prospective members are welcome at any of the club's meetings. Check out the Boston Camera Club and their upcoming activities:
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