I got a new sewing machine for christmas!! Wahoooo! Here was my first little test project on it. I tried a few stitches out on some Quilt Weight Cotton, some Home Dec Weight Cotton, and … denim! It all started out when the Treasure Hunter asked me to fix a pair of his fave denim […]
I made this little play jacket for my good friend Shahina’s baby who lives in Denmark. Yay! Something to keep baby warm in the cold Danish winter. I again needed a quick and easy pattern so here’s what I came up with. It’s a pattern from Caron Yarns that I adapted. It took me about […]
Whirlwind Wrap I like the Bullion Stitch featured in this pattern. [pdf] Renaissance Tunic Love the chest detail. Remove the edging detail at the hem and it becomes less hokie. More updated. [pdf] One Skein Shawl This shawl is made with Caron One Pound. So yes it’s one skein but each skein is also 812 […]
I was looking for some baby patterns for this year’s holiday presents and found some more holiday gems. Most of these are Intermediate Level patterns but can be surely tackled by an Advanced Beginner looking for a challenge. From Caron Yarns. Elf Slippers Love these elf slippers. Makes a great gift as some cozy foot […]
Fabric of the Day: From The Hip by Alexander Henry Fabrics, circa 2000 100% Cotton, Cotton Sheeting or Pima Poplin, 45″. This was re-printed, so it’s no longer Out-Of-Print and still available for sale!
Happy December 1st! This means it’s only 24 days until Christmas and 24 days to finish up all your Christmas presents. Here’s what I’ve been working on… Materials: 6 Skeins Caron Simply Soft Yarn, 100% Acrylic, Worsted Weight, Off White 9702, 315 yards per skein (6oz Size Skein) Tapestry or Yarn Needle Hook Size J […]