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
Two friends have new additions to their families! A baby boy has arrived and a sweet boy has been adopted. Not having time to crochet or knit presents, I sewed some quick blankets. A little something to say "Welcome"! Using flannel and fleece I already had in my stash, I made a cute train blanket … Continue reading Cozy Flannel
On Monday, I had a meeting at my house so I didn't go to the gym while the kids were in school. After the meeting, I set out to sew some patterns I had cut out during our last snow storm/no power (an aside, we are expecting 12 inches tomorrow-ugh). I attempted to sew Miss … Continue reading Happy Sewing!
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
10 years ago (wow, time flies), my mom and I went to London for a wonderful vacation. It was such a great trip and awesome to share with my mom. Since then we have both given each other gifts with a London theme. Last year, I made my mom a Tin Can Knits Cowl in … Continue reading London Sewing
As I think about what I would like my craft room to look like, I decided to start simple-a new sewing machine cover. I had this fabric in my stash: This would make a fun cover. I used Simplicity 8532 to make a cover with ties. I chose to make the inside out of fleece … Continue reading Simplicity 8532
What's a Blipper? Well, it is a new tutorial from Missouri Star Quilt Co. A Blipper is a fleece blanket that has a pocket for your feet...a blanket/slipper! I texted my cousin to see if her son would like one and she said absolutely! I went through my stash and found two fabrics and I … Continue reading Blipper