...my favorite time of the year! Well, its almost sweater weather. I've taken two weeks away from blogging and enjoyed a trip to Carmel CA and the school year started (one week apart) for each child. (Pebble Beach Golf Resort, 17 Mile Drive and The Carmel Coastline) (Yay! Free time for myself!!) It has been … Continue reading Sweater Weather…
Another co-worker is expecting a grandchild! So, instead of the quilt I was planning on making, I decided to tackle a baby sweater. My thinking was that a newborn size sweater wouldn't take too long and it would help me understand the construction of a simple cardigan. I was right! I finished it super quick. … Continue reading Baby Set
A while back Craftsy.com was having a sale and I fell in love with Seedling by Thomas Paul fabric. I purchased three yards with no project in mind. Then I found Sew Liberated's Gypsum Skirt. I made my first one with knit fabric, and I love it. The fabric and pattern seemed a perfect match. … Continue reading Seedling Gypsum
Although I am on a quest to find the right fit for the Cleo Skirt, I have taken a break from that skirt. I purchased the Gypsum Skirt pattern from Sew Liberated (during its launch sale). I had also purchased fabric from So Sew English Fabrics during a 50% off bundle sale (keep watch on … Continue reading Gypsum Skirt
One of the items on my YOP list was to make a new work tote. Recently I wrote how I found a free pattern on Craftsy for the Tiki Tote. I thought this would be a great way to stash bust. This week, I had time to complete the bag! I finished sewing my panels … Continue reading Tiki Tote
I would love to say the third time is the charm...but it wasn't. I am determined to find the right fit for me with the Cleo Skirt. I realize it is meant to be a full skirt (lots of pleats, etc), but I can't get the sizing right. My first Cleo was done strictly by … Continue reading Cleo #3
Today, I had a baby sitter for a few hours. After FOREVER, my first socks are done! Marly Bird had a great KAL, My First Socks. She had both written pattern and video tutorials for a pair of worsted weight socks. All I can say is thank goodness these were worsted weight or I may … Continue reading My First Socks-Complete!