I have decided to knit from my stash to get ready for the sheep and wool festivals coming up next year. I was looking for a non-garment pattern and came across the Livingston Stole from Creative Knitting Magazine’s Wraps, Capelets & Cowls. I chose to use Yarn Bee, Andes Alpaca 70/30 blend yarn in Cinnamon. I figured I would get more use out of brown … Continue reading The Livingston Stole
Has it really been a year since my last post! Well 17 months to be exact. I would like to say that I will do better but I really don’t know if I will. There are a few new developments in my life. Since I last posted I got a new job and then a year later I bought a dog! ( sorry mom, I will never … Continue reading Where did the time go?
Just a little something that I threw together Continue reading My quickie dress!
I finally did it! I finally have sewn my first pair of panties. Really they are more like french knickers or tap pants. I did an ok job if I do say so myself. The pattern that I used was Lekala 5251. Leko is an online pattern company in Russia. When you go to their website you can purchase a certain number of patterns from them at … Continue reading My first pair of panties!/ Leko patterns
So I finally have made some progress on my sewing space. I had a table built using 2×4’s and saw horses. I painted them white and…. hello! A table! Please enjoy the pictures.. I am not really good at photography but I am getting better. The space still needs some decoration and such… I will have to put my own spin on it. So … Continue reading My new craft space
I have now moved on to my next fall project. A circle skirt. I have found several different ways to make these, but I did download a calculator from Patty the Snugbug’s blog. The tutorial on her site can be found here. So this is my inpsiration for the skirt (the bottom left) as well as a swatch of the fabric. Today is step one. to … Continue reading Circle Skirts
So I have been reading several of my favorite blogs and a few of them have mentioned joining the Fall Palette Challenge posted by Sarai from Colette Patterns. I decided it would be a great way for me to stash bust my heavier fabrics( and some lighter ones) so I am taking on this challenge with a few changes. I will not be following the 8 week … Continue reading Fall and Winter Palette