Projects category

  • 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 No Comments

  • 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

  • Shark Week!

    It’s Shark Week, so of course you are all wearing Shark Hoodie Towels while glued to the TV, right?! No! Well, time to get sewing. Here’s our how-to.   If you are not reading this po...
    Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #16 – Etched and Dipped Vase

    The theme of this Iron Craft challenge was the color white. I could not think of anything I wanted to make that would be white. Then I noticed a walnut bowl dipped in white paint that I have in my liv...
    Aug 12, 2014 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 8

    (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 let’s make an ornament with bling, lots of bling. ...
    Aug 08, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 7

    (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 another really quick and easy one, an...
    Aug 01, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 15: Embellished Hat Tutorial

    I have lost some hats along the way, so I needed some new ones. The thermometer says “hot hot” but the calendar the stores use says, “get ready for fall”. So when I went shoppi...
    Jul 30, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #15 – Embroidered Shoes

    For this challenge we were asked to embellish something. My inspiration came from this pair of embroidered sneakers that Susi sent me the link to. The discussion was whether it was hand or machine emb...
    Jul 29, 2014 4 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 6

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) For this week’s ornaments, we are playing with peg dolls agai...
    Jul 25, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Sunset Stripes Mittens

    As some of you might know, I’ve been designing and knitting a pair of mittens each month this year. To date, they have all been mittens stranded or intarsia colorwork. This month I decided to gi...
    Jul 22, 2014 9 Comments