Needlecraft category

  • 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

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #25 – Sock Knitting Needle Case

    Since everyone is in such a rush this time of year the Iron Crafters were challenged to do a project that could be completed in an hour. I thought about it for awhile and then realized I’d had a...
    Dec 16, 2014 3 Comments

  • 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: Mommy and Me Frozen Mittens

    This is it guys, the end of my year of mittens. I’ve designed and knit a pair for every month of this year. Well actually, in December I’m giving you a bit of a Christmas bonus as I’...
    Dec 10, 2014 9 Comments

  • 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

  • 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

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 Wrap Up

    Well, this year’s Advent Calendar Projects is all done! And here they are, all of this year’s twenty-four DIY ornaments. 1. Tiny Knit Bear Ornament 2. Felt Gingerbread House 3.  Mi...
    Dec 01, 2014 2 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 – Knit Basket Weave Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were to make something for the theme of cozy. In my mind, nothing is cozier than a big bulky knit. I’ve been seeing all these lovely, textural knit throw pillow...
    Nov 19, 2014 5 Comments