Sewing category

  • Some actual knitting/crafting content!

    The house has kept me so busy I’ve had a lot less time to work on projects than I thought. We have the major projects done inside now though & can’t start outside until spring so now...
    Nov 30, 2007 7 Comments

  • Twins meet the twins

    My last set of handmade dollies have found there home with these two sweet little girls…I love the fact their dresses match their doll’s If you are not reading this post in a feed reader o...
    Jun 01, 2007 4 Comments

  • lookie lookie

    At all the fun stuff I got…New books Matt bought me with his Amazon credit, what a good husband!And my quilting kit cameThis picture doesn’t really show you how beautiful all these fabrics...
    May 18, 2007 6 Comments

  • Some works in progress

    Ok, inbetween being addicted to Puzzle Quest on our Nintendo DS Lite (I blame my husband for teaching me the game) I have been getting some projects done. I had a request to make another spring blosso...
    Apr 24, 2007 7 Comments

  • Bluebird of Happiness

    I’ve been busily stitching away here as well as remembering how to sew in a hidden zipper (it’s been a while). Here’s the results.I embellished on the pattern I embroidered on Susi&...
    Mar 18, 2007 3 Comments

  • Cast Iron is a wonderful thing

    for blocking that is. I never thought the curl would come out of this sweater but two days under the skillet & it is flat.so now I don’t need to knit up a different pink sweater & th...
    Dec 20, 2006 6 Comments

  • freezer paper

    A couple people had questions about freezer paper after my last post. I think freezer paper was a paper originally used by butchers but crafters have discovered it. It is matte on one side & wa...
    Dec 11, 2006 8 Comments

  • Whiplash December

    The December theme for Whiplash is gifts & decorations. Here’s my entry..I wanted to make this sweet girl something special for Christmas.I was inspired to try a handmade doll by Martha St...
    Dec 06, 2006 15 Comments

  • doll making

    yesterday i got out the sewing machine & dove into my new doll project. i forgot how fun sewing can be (though my back hurts a little today from leaning over the machine).first i drew a pattern....
    Nov 19, 2006 4 Comments

  • bowling shirt redo

    Matt & I decided an activity for our rehearsal dinner might be more fun than a sit down meal. Seems like it might be easier for our family & friends to get to know each other better if they...
    Sep 10, 2006 4 Comments