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. 🙂
Your chance to win this cute fabric ends tonight! Why am I giving this away? See the original post! Photo courtesy craftsy.com As Craftsy describes it: COTTON + STEEL FRUIT DOTS DOTTIES FRIENDS CANVAS FABRIC It's impossible not to stare at these lovely ladies and their beautiful hair! Infuse your wardrobe with funky style using this … Continue reading Cotton + Steel Fabric Giveaway Ends Tonight!
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…
For Ravelry folks out there, I have some ready-made gifts that are available for sale or trade ("FSOT"). All details and trade values ("TV") are in the project description. My trade info is here (for Ravelry members only). The 60s Called and Wants Its Cowl Back Vignoble Caesious Koigu Prince Charming Headband Jack in … Continue reading Last Minute Gifts FSOT