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Shamanism by UTHA

In Textiles + Textures by Cinnamon McCullum0 Comments

In Riga, the largest city in the Baltic states, lives Irita Tīlane Pakalniņa – the proprietress of the UTHA collection. These textile rich and embellished headdresses can be found in her ETSY shop. The traditional …

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The Season of the Quilt

In Quitling by Cinnamon McCullum

Since the hawk is out (which is what my uncle says once Winter really sets in), it seems a great time to talk about quilts.  I am not the type to hang a quilt. I’m more of a functional art gal, and I would totally toss my down comforter…

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So, What Now?

In Me, My Work by Cinnamon McCullum

This ain’t my first time at the rodeo. Actually, this is my 3rd blog, and I am happy to say this has been my best blogging experience hands down. I live for this niche and enjoy researching and writing about it…

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Embroidery for Alternate Worlds

In Embroidery by Cinnamon McCullum

I’m a massive fan of Game of Thrones. I read the first 4 books prior to the series being translated into a show, and I own the box set of each season.  Being well versed in this alternative world, I am happy with the conversion from book to TV thus far…

 

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Beautifully Wild and Wooly

In Felt by Cinnamon McCullum0 Comments

Sometimes, when you find something on Tumblr, you have to do an insane amount of backtracking to get to the source, if it is at all possible.  I came across an image of  a child …

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Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

In Art by Cinnamon McCullum

I learned about Jeffrey Gibson in a New York Times article from earlier this year. Gibson has a strong Native American background that you’ll see in his work because it is a part of him and he owns it, but he is non-traditional and pushes the envelope by…

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8 Minutes in Helen Rödel’s World

In Crochet by Cinnamon McCullum

Brazilian designer Helen Rödel has a self-titled line of crochet and knitwear that is equal parts colorful, fun, sexy, feminine and fashionable. Nope. Not an easy thing to pull off. Yep. I think she is all that and then some…

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Talking About Big Brother… I Mean Social Media

In Art by Cinnamon McCullum

Some people have profiles on every social network in existence. Others are cyber ninjas, slinking around with extreme caution. No matter which side of the fence your power strip is on, I am pretty sure thoughts on being monitored bounce around in your head.

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Pour a Little Bit Out

In Beading by Cinnamon McCullum

Last week was my nod to Halloween and this week is about Dia de los Muertos which has become my preference of the two. The Day of the Dead can only truly be appreciated once you’ve lived a little …

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This One is For the Ladies

In Community by Cinnamon McCullum

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I have a few things to share. I don’t want to get too preachy, so I will keep this short and sweet…

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babyDEGEN Knitwear Kickstarter

In Knitting by Cinnamon McCullum

I’ve meant to write a post about DEGEN for a while now and this is the perfect opportunity to do so with its current Kickstarter campaign in action for expansion…

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Arielle de Pinto Crochet Jewelry

In jewelry by Cinnamon McCullum

A friend recently introduced me to the work of Arielle de Pinto by sending me a link to her site in an e-mail with the subject line “This is So You!” And he was so right…