The past few weeks, I have completed small knitting projects and easy sewing projects. First, I finished my Bridger Cowl (free pattern by Kris Basta found on Ravelry). This is a project that has been in my queue long before I actually could knit. Small enough to fit in my purse, I knit this on … Continue reading Small Projects
I have been in search of a good book. This past Sunday I was on call and my co-worker recommended Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. Overdrive had it available as an audiobook. I really like the narrator and am enjoying the book both on my commute and while I'm knitting or sewing. One Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading Yarn Along
I finished quite a few projects this year! Knit, Crochet, Quilt and Sewn. Here is a sampling! Happy New Year!
Miss ME's therapy was cancelled today. So, we put our aprons on, played christmas carols and made cookies! Her brother will be thrilled for his special treat when he gets home from school! Have a good day!
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
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
I finished reading On Turpentine Lane and I really enjoyed it! If the main character had gone a different way when dealing with her "fiancé", I probably would have put the book down, but it was a fun quick read. As I predicted, I am reading The Radium Girls here and there. It is not, … Continue reading Yarn Along