Oldies but goodies - Looking back

We all were beginners at some time. We had to learn walking, talking, tying our shoelaces, how to play the recorder/piano/clarinet, to read and write, how to cook, how to do the laundry right without ending up with only pink socks, to make it through school, how to paint, how to hang wallpaper, how to use a drill, how to get a ticket out of the machine, how to do your income tax report, how to use a computer, how to wrap wire, how to knit, how to bead .... *gasping for air*
You get the idea.

Looking back was the topic for this week's Oldies but Goodies Challenge at the Jewelry Artisans Community. Sure took me back in time when I tried to find old pictures ... and reminded me how badly I sucked at taking photos in those days. I remember my very, very first attempts at wire crochet, mostly I was trying to crochet something I could stuff beads into. In fact I found one of these attempts the other day, but I didn't take a picture before I ripped it up and rescued the beads.
Wow, just thinking of everything that has happened since then.

It's a pity that the group was very small this time, but I hope you'll like this little look back, anyway.

1 and 6 The Crafty Chimp
2 and 4 Cat's Wire
3 and 5 Violetmoon's Corner


  1. I can't believe these are first attempts at jewelry making. Love Cat's wire kitty.

    1. Thank you!
      It's a pity not more people could enter something, I'm sure it has been quite the journey for us all.

  2. I think all of them are great early works and I love seeing how all of you have progressed as artists.

    Sorry to have missed this challenge; I lost all of my photos of my early work when my hard drive crashed (good reminder to do backups regularly) and am out of town so couldn't take new pics.

    1. Backup, backup ... I knew there was something o.O

      Thank you, Dawn!