In preparation for Thanksgiving, along with cooking, I wanted to make my daughter a dress. At Joann's I found this fabric for 50% off: My family loves Peanuts and I thought it would be fitting for her to wear a Peanuts themed dress. New to garment sewing, I wanted a simple pattern. You can't get … Continue reading Simplicity Sewing
The charity that I donate items to (Hooking for the Homeless) has put out the call for zippered accessory pouches. The book, School of Sewing, has a zippered pouch pattern that utilizes fat quarters. This was the first project I used my zipper foot on. I need practice with that, I broke a needle **insert … Continue reading Charity Sewing
A long time ago, I saw One Dog Woof's Catalunya Color Block Poncho and loved it. I had been wanting to try Lion Brand Fast Track yarn and this was the perfect project. I ordered the yarn and the 12mm knitting needles from Craftsy.com and started knitting. I really like this pattern, super easy, mindless … Continue reading Color Block Poncho
Last week I posted that I was working on a free Ravelry pattern, Debut. I have finished! I enjoyed making this very much. A great pattern for a new knitter, not complicated but more advanced than straight garter stitch. I liked working with the Red Heart With Love Stripes yarn. I used approximately 1.5 skeins. … Continue reading Debut
First, my First! My First Garment! A simple tank. Is it perfect? Nope! Am I pleased with it? Yup! (This was a project on my Year of Projects) My neck and arm hole binding is far from perfect, but it fits 😉 It totally needs to be worn under a sweater, but since I LOVE … Continue reading Yarn Along and a First!
For a long time, I have been writing that I am going to make my husband a blanket. I've started a crochet one... I started another crochet one.... I have yet to finish either one. For his birthday this year (a biggie-50!), we bought him a nice, comfy leather recliner. So I searched online for … Continue reading Cozy Flannel
Many moons ago, I saw Purl Soho's Color Tipped Scarf. I loved it! Sat in my Ravelry queue for-everrrr. It wasn't until I saw the completed scarf made by Stephanie at Wooly Cakes and Wooden Spoons that I knew I had to make it (granted, it still took me a long time to cast on). … Continue reading Finished Color Tipped Scarf!