All posts from Susi

  • Head-to-Head Challenge: Felt Tree

    I saw a beautiful felt tree in a discount shop and I loved it. I whipped out my phone and took a picture of it and sent it off to Kathy. “For $14.99, do I buy it? I love it. But it would be fun ... Dec 19, 2014 - 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft #25 Round-Up

    “Under the Gun” was the name of our challenge as we head into the rush up to the holidays. The brief was to make a quick craft, something in an hour or less. The results are wonderful, but... Dec 18, 2014 - No Comments

  • IC ’14 Challenge #25 Sleeve Scarf

    For this challenge we needed to do something we could finish in an hour. I have a lovely friend who had a wrap like this one, and I have wanted to try one for a long time. I actually want to knit it, ... Dec 17, 2014 - 1 Comment

  • Pillow Case Update

    We have been very busy in the stitch lab. The girls are making Christmas presents galore! Here is a sneak peek at some of the pillow cases that were completed last week. I love the non-traditional c... Dec 15, 2014 - 1 Comment

  • Sewing with Kids: Tech Pouch Pattern

    In looking for a project to do with the sewing class, I came across this iPad sleeve pattern and thought it would work really well. We MADE it work, but it was not the finest choice. I still like the ... Dec 11, 2014 - 1 Comment

  • Project: Zipped Gift Card Pouch

    Here is a super quick pouch that is for a gift card. I made this for a friend that I wanted to sit and have coffee with, but she lives halfway across the country. So, I sent the coffee card in a littl... Dec 09, 2014 - 3 Comments

  • A Cooking Challenge

    I married a British man. One of his most endearing qualities is that he is a most grateful recipient of my cooking. He likes almost everything that I cook, and when we have a misfire, he is forgiving ... Dec 08, 2014 - 6 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #24 – Knit Cone Tree

    Our IC Challenge was to make something as a holiday decoration. I have this hand dyed yarn in my stash, and I thought it would make the perfect tree. I knit a cover for the cone. It was fast and easy ... Dec 03, 2014 - No Comments

  • Three Seam Pillowcase

    Pillowcases are easy, festive, cheerful, and great for all ages to sew (and give.) There are 101 tutorials out there, but I found this one that is super FUN and produces amazing results. I did a road ... Nov 25, 2014 - No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #23 – Giant Hoodie Makeover

    I have a job at a school now and I could not be happier. I was offered a hoodie top and gladly accepted. I have a fondness my new sweatshirt that makes forgive its huge boxy shape. To a point. It is a... Nov 18, 2014 - No Comments