All posts from Susi

  • Introducing Knit Club!

    I launched a Knit Club at school. Holy Smokes! I tried offering knitting as an elective, but alas, Stitch Lab was so popular that the time slot could not be unseated for knitting. (Believe me, that i... Apr 21, 2015 - 4 Comments

  • Project: Felted Sweater Pillow

    I am on a mission to make pillows. I hit a couple of road blocks, but now I am just moving forward. For this one, I used an old felted sweater. I found this at a thrift store and just loved it. I mad... Apr 09, 2015 - No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challege 6 : Glass Pendant Necklace

    For this challenge we were supposed to make something that was a treat for ourselves. I think indulging in another piece of jewelry counts as a treat. This project was totally foreign to me, but I rea... Apr 01, 2015 - 1 Comment

  • Finish or Frog It: Three Button Sweater

    (Finish or Frog It is a series we are doing this year to address “stash” and “completion” issues in our homes. We invite you to join us. ) Here we are. I am tested just by look... Mar 30, 2015 - 3 Comments

  • Trouble with Crayons

    For Valentines day I wanted to make little crayon molds with Jambi for her classmates. I thought it would be a fun craft project to do together. This was also going to be a great recycling victory and... Mar 26, 2015 - No Comments

  • Inspiration File: My Pinterest Love Affair

    I am inspired visually. I still love to look at a magazine and daydream about how I am going to make this area or that area just perfect. So when Pinterest came out I grabbed a hold of it and never le... Mar 19, 2015 - 1 Comment

  • Iron Cracft ‘ 15 Challenge #5 – Recycled Pillow

    We finally got a new couch and chair. (We are so grown up now). We are both super happy with the style and the colors, but the size has taken a little bit of getting used to. I learned I have an obse... Mar 17, 2015 - 3 Comments

  • Sewing Silence

    I was steaming toward the end of my commissioned costume (which I am excited to unveil here soon) when suddenly, my machine made a HORRIBLE noise. If it was my car, I would have had to pull over to th... Mar 11, 2015 - 5 Comments

  • Unicorn Fail

    It’s not often that the word “unicorn” and the word “fail” would be in the same sentence for us. We live in a magical time right now where fairies and unicorns RULE. We d... Mar 05, 2015 - 4 Comments

  • Mermaid Fleece Snuggler Update

    The girls in the Stitch Lab saw the Mermaid Fleece Snuggler that I made for my daughter and they went WILD. It turns out that this is a great project for 10 year olds! Here are some of the outstandin... Feb 25, 2015 - 10 Comments