Mixing It Up…

This past week, I did a hodgepodge of projects.

First up, a very cute ear warmer.

Here is Miss ME modeling it:

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This is a free pattern with video tutorial found here.

This was a quick, easy, one cable ear warmer.

I have rethought my dislike of Lion Brand Thick & Quick….I’m now on board with it.

Once I started using larger needles (larger than 10mm), I’ve liked it more and more.

I also am currently making a Kimono Sweater in Thick & Quick with size 15mm needles and it is super soft (more on this later).

Second, I realized I have been using my kids pillow cases (Peppa Pig has been my bed buddy).

So, I whipped up some quick pillow cases.

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Using stash fabric, they were a quick fun project.

Third, I have been following along with the So Sew English Facebook Group’s 12 Days of Holiday Sew-A-Long.

I made myself and Miss ME quick, easy ponchos (SO easy).

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Miss ME pretended I was a model and caught this picture:

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Lastly, to kick off the holiday season, I took a class at my local sewing studio (The Creative Sewing Studio), making decorative holiday stockings.

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A fun class, I hope to make several stockings and fill them with trial size soaps, toothpaste, etc and send them to Hooking for the Homeless.

I will be returning to the studio in two weeks for a cowl making class.

All in all, a productive week!

Joining my Ravelry Group – Year of Projects

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13 thoughts on “Mixing It Up…

  1. Sandra Licher says:

    How do you so it all? I love Miss ME’s picture in the ear warmers…she is really photogenic! The ponchos are darling and I think you have a budding photographer there in Miss ME. I can’t wait to see your sweater and the stockings are darling. I love the idea of Hooking for the Homeless. I’m going to look that up. What a great idea!

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  2. Lucy Bowen says:

    Your ear warmers are lovely, and modelled so well. Love the stockings and the pillowcases are beautiful (although you can’t go wrong with Peppa pig!)

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  3. Stefanie says:

    Terrific sewing projects here. I love that ear warmer! I WANT to steal yours. The pom pom trim on your stocking is so fun. I need to try trims like that. When I made my husband’s Star Wars, I looked at the pattern and those fancy trim options and was like running for the hills. Too hard I said and moved on to just sew a simple stocking. It makes me happy to see it hanging by the fireplace.

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