Needlecraft category

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #17 – Faux Fur Pom-Pom

    This Iron Craft challenge required us to make something for the letter “f.” The “f” could be for the material, subject or technique. I went with a double f, faux fur. Last year...
    Sep 01, 2015 2 Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #12

    We’ve made it to the halfway point, woohoo! How is everyone doing? Are you keeping up? Here is your Advent Calendar Mitten 12 Chart. There were quite a few requests for a mitten with a dala hors...
    Aug 31, 2015 No Comments

  • Piping Tutorials

    I have been doing a series of pillows this year. While I am proud of the ones that I have created, I have learned a lot. In an effort to take things a step further, I did a little research. I found a ...
    Aug 26, 2015 1 Comment

  • Bike Panel Pillow

    JoAnn’s had a new line of panels in the home decor fabric section called Square By Design. There are lots of clever ones, but the one I like the best is a bicycle. Earlier in the Spring went to ...
    Aug 25, 2015 2 Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #11

    Not that I don’t like them all or anything, but I think Mitten #11, might be one of my favorites in the set so far. I got my inspiration for the design from the beautiful Dale of Norway sweaters...
    Aug 24, 2015 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #16 – Elfette Rag Doll

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make a project that could be entered into a competition at the Minnesota State Fair. (Hey, it’s my fair, I’m a little biased.) I was under th...
    Aug 18, 2015 4 Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #10

    Mitten #10 was inspired by the stripes in a candy cane. Of course, that doesn’t mean you have to do it in red and white. Advent Calendar Mitten 10 Chart And here is the set to date. It is getti...
    Aug 17, 2015 No Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #9

    It’s time for Advent Calendar Mitten 9 This time I designed the mitten a little more like I would a “real” mitten by making the front and palm with slightly different designs. This ...
    Aug 10, 2015 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #15 – Crochet Embellished Tee

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something tiny. Is this tiny enough? Crochet flowers not even as big as a penny. I’d never done crochet with thread, just worsted weight yarn...
    Aug 04, 2015 No Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #8

    Happy Monday! Here is your Advent Calendar Mitten 8 . I went a little back and forth on the colors with this one, especially on the stripes on the top of the hand. I was originally going to do red, b...
    Aug 03, 2015 1 Comment