All posts from Susi

  • Project: Super Big Scarf

    How about a quick “I CAN finish!” project! Start the New Year off clean! This scarf is made from Big Blanket Yarn. The bummer is that it looks like this yarn is sold out everywhere. Super... Jan 18, 2017 - No Comments

  • Project: Quick Cactus

    I had so much fun with my first fleece cactus that I went ahead and did another one. Quick Cactus Supplies: Fleece (scraps, or 1/2 yd if you are buying new) fiber fill Thread Paper for template Opti... Nov 02, 2016 - No Comments

  • Updates from the Stitch Lab: Sleeve Report

    We are cranking away as we steam towards Halloween. Just to refresh your memory, we are making the Schuyler Sisters from Hamilton, and a Lizzy Bennet Zombie. (among other things.) You can see some of ... Oct 26, 2016 - No Comments

  • Stitch Lab Updates: Candy Corn Sachet

    Here is a quick little project that one of the student’s in the Stitch Lab created. Its a Candy Corn Sachet. Voila! The inspiration and the basis for the pattern are found on Chico and Jo righ... Oct 18, 2016 - 1 Comment

  • Zarina Wings. Bail.

    I started making Fairy Wings. And I got stuck. I pushed a little bit more, and got stuck again. I looked a YouTube and read tutorials about how some AMAZING wings were created. But, alas, mine still s... Oct 06, 2016 - 2 Comments

  • Project: Zarina The Fairy

    In the movie “The Pirate Fairy,” Zarina, the main character, begins as an ordinary fairy in the Pixie Hollow community. My daughter asked me for a costume and she was very specific about h... Oct 05, 2016 - 1 Comment

  • Costume Season

    Ah, dear readers, summer is now over. School has begun and with that, the Stitch Lab is OPEN!!!! NOTHING could be finer than a brand new trimester of eager new sewers. My loyal band of seasoned Lab ve... Sep 06, 2016 - 4 Comments

  • British Invasion Inspiration

    My husband is English, so we travel to London to visit his family. I have a fondness for all things British. The iconography of the country is strong. And I love the Union Jack more than the next guy.... Jul 13, 2016 - No Comments

  • Project: Cactus Pillow

    I have had my eye on cactus lately. So, I thought it would be fun to get the stitch lab to do some too. I wanted to make one that was fun for them. Here is the pattern so you can make one too. Projec... Jun 15, 2016 - No Comments

  • Embellished “Greased Lightning” Skating Outfit

    No sooner did I finish the Grease Skating costume, then we started back with the embellishments. This whole time I was concerned that the outfit was good, but it was not a “traditional”... Jun 01, 2016 - 1 Comment