Needlecraft category

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #10 – Embroidery Embellished Tunic

    For this Iron Craft challenge we had to make something with the letter “E” as our inspiration. I was getting ready to head out on vacation for most of the challenge period, so I needed som...
    May 26, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Blue Bell Knit Hat

    Here is the ultimate beginner knit hat. It was road tested by the lovely new knitters in Knit Club. Blue Bell Knit Hat Abbreviations: K2tog = knit two together K = knit Supplies: Hometown USA Lion Br...
    May 21, 2015 No Comments

  • Sewing With Kids

    I have a job teaching sewing as an elective at the Middle School. I am working with two classes of bright, enthusiastic 9-12 year old girls. Their experience level ranges from “NEVER sewn before...
    May 21, 2015 No Comments

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Knit Fantasy Garden

    As promised, here is the tutorial and patterns for the fantasy garden I made for the Iron Craft “faux” challenge. This was such a fun project and I am thrilled by how it came out. I can s...
    May 14, 2015 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #9 – Knit Fantasy Garden

    The theme of this challenge was faux and we were to make something the looked like something it isn’t. I had seen some interesting knit gardens at a shop in Madison recently and thought it might...
    May 12, 2015 6 Comments

  • Project: Super Quick Scarf

    There are scarves everywhere these days. They are the new fun accessory. There are endless variations on the this theme, so we want to dissect some of the choices available. Flat Scarf: Supplies: 9-1...
    May 08, 2015 1 Comment

  • Knitting Manners

    We started Knit Club at school. Off they went into the world, with their knitting. My heart was full. The next day (the VERY next day) they each came running back in to show me their knitting. It was...
    May 07, 2015 6 Comments

  • Project: Cutwork Scarf

    In the land of very fast projects I offer the Cutwork Scarf Cutwork scarf Supplies: Approximately 1/3 of a yard of appropriate fabric. When you are at the cutting table, see how straight the cutting w...
    May 06, 2015 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #8: Home

    Pillows Pillows Pillows. I saw this pattern in my designer stash and I knew we had a match made in heaven. This piece had “Pillow for my Husband” written all over it. These pieces were esp...
    Apr 28, 2015 2 Comments