Congratulations to Kathy J. for winning the Cotton + Steel Free Fabric giveaway! Kathy will be receiving 2 yards of Melody Miller's Fruit Dots Dottie's Friends Fabric! Thank you for participating, Kathy! Thanks, everyone, for your participation in this giveaway ~ I look forward to seeing what Kathy creates with this cute fabric. 🙂
Lucky me! Lucky YOU! I entered a giveaway on Craftsy's sewing blog for two yards of Cotton + Steel Fruit Dots Dotties Friends Canvas Fabric. Guess what! I won! BUT...unfortunately, I have no time to sew this cute retro fabric up, so I'm passing on my good fortune to YOU! Photo courtesy of Craftsy.com As Craftsy … Continue reading Giveaway ~ Cotton + Steel Dottie’s Friends Canvas Fabric!
I don't think I'm the only one who enjoys wearing something so much that it eventually disintegrates. I'm talking about a t-shirt dress that I got MANY years ago at Old Navy. It was super soft 100% cotton and was a stretchy knit. Super comfy to wear around the house and lightweight for when the weather makes the a/c … Continue reading Tie-Dyed T-Shirt Dress
Hubby and I went to drag boat races this weekend. It was hot outside and in the process of transitioning from unshaded seating to shaded seating, I managed to lose one of our padded seat cushions in the process. It was a freebie from an insurance company, so not a big deal, but I still … Continue reading Stadium Seat Cushions
I was between test knitting projects so I crocheted these pattern weights. I used the pattern Crocheted Metal Washer Pattern Weights by Haley Pierson-Cox. My pattern notes are here. For those who don't know what pattern weights are, they are used to hold down a paper pattern on top of the fabric you're wanting to … Continue reading Crocheted Pattern Weights
Sorry to disappoint, but this is not about Monty Python. This is a story of how it came to pass that I no longer am a weaver. I now enjoy sewing. (But I still knit and crochet!) As I discovered in a previous blog post, weaving wasn't doing it for me. It was sad to sell my … Continue reading And Now For Something Completely Different
Ann is coming in from Florida for Knitting in the Heartland next weekend and I thought what better than to make a little floor pouf for her to prop her feet up when she is sitting on the futon couch knitting! I searched the Internet for ideas, Pinterest was a good one. Seems that knitted … Continue reading Pumpkin Floor Pouf
...make zippered pencil pouches! I finished a weaving project with some Tencel blend yarn that I had been holding onto for a while. The colorway as it was woven looks beautiful, but I had some tension problems with this yarn on my loom. 😦 The scarf was not to be a scarf for long. I … Continue reading When the loom hands you lemons…