I finished quite a few projects this year! Knit, Crochet, Quilt and Sewn. Here is a sampling! Happy New Year!
When 2017 comes to a close, I will have surpassed my Good Reads Challenge of 35 books. I have always been an avid reader, but after a hard 2015 it took quite a while to get my concentration/focus back. This is one of the reasons I love the yearly Good Reads Challenge, I set a … Continue reading 2017 Book Recap
I finished my Christmas Tree Skirt in the nick of time! I found this pattern at Missouri Star Quilt Co. and fell in love with it. I purchased it and the fabric needed a long time ago. I have no idea why I didn't start this well before December, but I waited and then it was … Continue reading In the Nick of Time
While I work diligently on my Missouri Star Quilt Christmas Tree Skirt (hopefully finishing in time for Christmas Eve), I made a quick project for Christmas Day. I found some fun Christmas fabric at Joann's and decided to make simple placemats for Christmas Day dinner. I found this simple tutorial on Hello Creative Family. Super … Continue reading Simple Holiday Decor
A while back, I stumbled across Brome Fields Learn a 100 Knit Stitches in 100 Days. I followed that series and then started looking at the knit patterns available on the site. Now that I am feeling more confident in my knitting (can do more than a garter scarf!), I have been following the Brome … Continue reading Daring Hat
Yesterday I took a class at my local sewing studio (The Creative Sewing Studio). I love these one day classes as they fit easily into my schedule. This class was Boutique Quality Cowls. I purchased two "fur" fabrics from Joann's and chose the gray/steel one to make in the class. The biggest lesson about working … Continue reading Fur Cowl
I made pajama bottoms! Long ago, I purchases Craftsy.com's Learn To Sew Pajama Pants and I finally did the class. I purchased enough fabric to make three pairs (my favorite pajama bottoms are literally falling apart and it is time for new ones). All similar pattern, just different colors (sort of a vintage 40's pattern). … Continue reading Comfy, Comfy