All posts from Susi

  • 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

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt... Nov 13, 2014 - 8 Comments