Yesterday I went on a trip to NYC! My sewing studio (The Creative Sewing Studio) hosted a bus trip to the Garment District. Myself and two friends went and had a great time. Before leaving, our instructor let us know that within a few years the Garment District will basically be no more. Rents are … Continue reading Changing Landscape
Last week a friend gave me a bag of scrap fabric. My intention had been to make a quilt for charity. I washed and ironed all the fabric then set about cutting strips. Miss ME joined me and was actually quite helpful (she now has her own "bag of scraps"!) Then, she helped me mix … Continue reading Scrappy Quilt
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
This was a productive week! I finished my hat made from Quince & Co. yarn. A simple hat using simple knit and purl rows (inspired by a store bought hat a friend wore over the winter). I finally found a hat that my purple Lion Brand fur pompom worked with! This hat is for me … Continue reading A Productive Week!
A while back I purchased Simplicity 8358 and decided to give it a try. Now, I'm new to following paper patterns and I don't tend to make anything that isn't straight lines (even those are tough for me!). I happened to have orange and grey flannel in my stash, so I gave the fox … Continue reading Foxes
A friend of mine recently adopted a two year old girl! It was a long process unfortunately full of obstacles. I couldn't be more thrilled for the entire family. Along with giving them many of Miss ME's baby things (mattress, high chair, etc), I wanted to make the cutie something. She is honestly a fashionista! … Continue reading Fashionista Quilt