So long ago, I purchased Sew Liberated's Metamorphic Dress pattern. I was totally in love with it. I never made it. We are talking the summer. I placed it on my Year of Projects list in July. Well, of course, I decided that two days before Thanksgiving was the perfect time to make it. You … Continue reading I Did It!
I love, love, love this finished object! On June 21st I cast on the Stitch Sampler Shawl, a free pattern on Ravlery (designer: On This Day Designs). I had planned on finishing this prior to a trip I had planned to California in September. I was knitting away... ...however, life got in the way and … Continue reading Stitch Sampler Love
A long time ago (well, maybe a year ago), I purchased JoJi's The Easy Bulky One Pattern. Reading the description, I thought it would be the perfect first sweater. Plus, Joji was having a KAL for this pattern. After working an eight hour call shift, I treated myself to the yarn called for in the … Continue reading Evolution of a sweater
In an effort to pare down my wardrobe and have a more intentional wardrobe, I am trying to make layering separates. I purchased Seamwork's Bo top (found here). I purchased this one to start with because it is a beginner pattern. This is a straight forward pattern, a front/back and two cuffs. I found some … Continue reading Seamwork Bo Top
Since I acquired my new to me Kenmore sewing machine, I have been itching to test it out. My first project (still in progress) is a baby quilt for my niece to gift to a friend of hers. I'll post that after I complete it. So, for a good "learn to use the machine" project … Continue reading Simplicity #8022
Well, my Brother sewing machine is having a temper tantrum. Unfortunately, one screw on the plate is so stuck that I can't take the plate off to give it a proper cleaning. I did manage (using tweezers) to take out threads that were stuck. The needle started working again, but the machine sucks the fabric … Continue reading New & New To Me
...my favorite time of the year! Well, its almost sweater weather. I've taken two weeks away from blogging and enjoyed a trip to Carmel CA and the school year started (one week apart) for each child. (Pebble Beach Golf Resort, 17 Mile Drive and The Carmel Coastline) (Yay! Free time for myself!!) It has been … Continue reading Sweater Weather…