I dug though my stash and found a bag labeled "Ruby Top". Apparently I purchased this fabric with the Made by Rae Ruby Top in mind (goodness knows how long ago). So, over the course of a week while I was child free, I cut and sewed a new tunic. My binding skills are getting … Continue reading Ruby Two
I am happy to report I have cast off my FIRST sweater! It all began when the pattern for The Easy Bulky One by Joji was released. I promptly purchased it and the recommended yarn, Quarry by Brooklyn Tweed (purchased online from a lovely shop-Wool & Co.-they packaged the yarn so beautifully!) Then, I did … Continue reading Evolution of a Sweater
It's been a long time since I posted. Not intentional, life just became busy and I have been down for the count with pneumonia 😷 I did manage to do some sewing though. I made a new dress, using the under skirt portion of the Metamorphic dress pattern by Sew Liberated. I added 5 inches … Continue reading YOP Update
Zippers...my nemesis! I am determined to conquer them on simple projects before using them in clothing. So, using my trusty School of Sewing book, I made two pouches. First up, I needed a small pouch to carry in my tote bag. I have switched to carrying a tote bag instead of a cross body bag … Continue reading Zippers
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!
Good morning! I have added several magic balls to my stash buster granny afghan. There is absolutely no thought into the order of the colors, totally random as I find quarter and half skeins in my stash. I find it fun to change color and remember what project I made. I have also started a … Continue reading Adding Magic
It has honestly been a pleasure to work on my Nightshift Shawl! I chose all stash yarn and they are working surprisingly well together (purchased at deep discounts, searching sale bins, etc.) My yarns are: A-Queensland Collection Brisbane Color 08 (blues/purples/reds) B-SimpliWorsted White C-Manos Del Uruguay Sand D-Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E-SimpliWorsted Gray Speckled … Continue reading Nightshift Progress