Faux Fair Isle

When Marly Bird started her Spring KAL (My First Socks), I saw a few people on FB using  Red Heart Yarns Faux Fair Isle yarn. I had already purchased the yarn I wanted to use, however I found the yarn on sale and with a coupon I purchased two skeins for $2.50. So, I needed … Continue reading Faux Fair Isle

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Summer Sewing

I love, and I mean LOVE, my Simplicity 8022 pajama pants. (Seen here , here and here) I have pairs made out of flannel and cotton. I have gotten more than my moneys worth out of this pattern (although, I paid on $.99 for it). I really needed some summer pajama bottoms. I tried a Butterick … Continue reading Summer Sewing

Cleo Skirt

I have been wanting to make garments for a while. My stumbling block has been fabric. I haven't wanted to spend a lot of money on fabric to make something that might go well, might go bad, might be wearable, might not be wearable...you get the idea. Recently Stefanie at Stefanie Crafts with Wool Paper … Continue reading Cleo Skirt

Silver Linings

I love magazines. Knitting, crochet, sewing, cooking, running and pop culture. I have this grand idea that I will cook recipes, knit items and sew fun things from patterns in the magazines. However, I rarely do it. I tried to change that this week. I chose a simple coaster pattern from Simply Sewing (I love … Continue reading Silver Linings

Quilting

A long, long time ago, I made some squares to make a baby quilt for a friend (well about 2 months ago). I finally worked on it this weekend. I was going to make a stroller size quilt, but had some issues putting my blocks together (as in, I didn't pay attention and didn't want to … Continue reading Quilting

Faux Fair Isle

This is school vacation week, so my socks are on hold until the kids start back at school. Simply stated, I need to concentrate on the socks and Miss ME and E don't allow that to happen. A while back, Marly Bird introduced Red Heart SuperSaver Fair Isle yarn. I saw it on sale at … Continue reading Faux Fair Isle