Needlecraft category

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 11

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is for the crocheters. There are lots of...
    Aug 29, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project Project Runway Challenge #5 Runway

    This week the designers had to create a red carpet look for Heidi Klum to wear to the Creative Art Emmys. It was hard for the designers to find a good balance between Heidi’s style and the taste...
    Aug 28, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #5 – Kat’s Design

    This week was the dreaded design something for Heidi challenge. We had to design a look for Heidi to wear to the Creative Arts Emmy Awards (at least it wasn’t workout wear). We were told the eve...
    Aug 28, 2014 No Comments

  • National Dog Day

    It’s National Dog Day. What a good day to start a pair of dog themed mittens! Elle’s Corgi Mittens spotlight your favorite breed, plus we have charts for Dachshund, Beagle, Yorkie, Lab an...
    Aug 26, 2014 No Comments

  • State Fair Results

    Well, I didn’t take a ribbon in at the State Fair this year. I was a little disappointed as I thought I had a good chance this year. As a reminder, here are the mittens I entered. (Get the free...
    Aug 25, 2014 10 Comments

  • Project Project Runway Challenge #4 Runway

    This week each of the designers was given a classic (and rather bad) men’s suit and told to use it as their inspiration and fabric to make a high fashion look. In order to scale this down for th...
    Aug 21, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #4 – Kat’s Design

    Well, this was a fun challenge. Each of the designers was given a classic (that doesn’t mean good) men’s suit and told to use it as inspiration and the fabric for a high fashion look. In o...
    Aug 21, 2014 5 Comments

  • Stitch Lab Project: Toile Embriodery

    I taught a week summer camp at the Stitch Lab. It was a popular offering and ten kids signed up! Whoo! There are six machines in the room and ten girls signed up, so you can do the math on that. T...
    Aug 20, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: Dog Days Mittens

    This is a fun little pair of mittens inspired by August’s dog days of summer. The back of the mittens features different dogs along with hydrants, bones and paw prints while the palm is covered...
    Aug 19, 2014 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 9

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week we are knitting up a little snowy owl ornament. This lit...
    Aug 15, 2014 4 Comments