I’ve been slowly knitting away at the first sleeve on my 8,000 Feet Hoodie excitedly looking forward to starting the colorwork. There’s really not much to show or talk about at this part, ... Oct 04, 2011 1 Comment
Here is an interesting quilt
At Esch House Quilts
This quilt is not busy. It is well laid out, thoughtfully quilted, and, of course, it features circles. (Oh how I love c... Oct 04, 2011 1 Comment
Seems like Craftgossip really liked our bag challenge. This weekend they featured this cute jack-o-lantern bag from Lauren over at Adventures of Lauren.
They also featured my pillowcase tote bag.
Th... Oct 03, 2011 1 Comment
One of the greatest joys of having a kid, for me, is getting to sew Halloween costumes. Last year we had just started watching Sesame Street, and Big Bird was one of our favorites. So the costume of... Oct 03, 2011 4 Comments
I taught knitting for several years.
And one phrase that used to make me cringe every time I heard it was, “do I really have to do a gauge swatch?” The reason it made me cringe is that NOT... Oct 03, 2011 13 Comments
This week I was attracted to a lot of great things for boys…
I saw this rug/car play mat on Pinterest, but can not figure out where it is from. As the aunt of 6 boys I’m wondering if this... Oct 01, 2011 No Comments
We asked the Iron Crafter to create something to hold something else this week, you have to love how everyone takes the themes their own way.
(click on picture to see it bigger and read more)
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This cute tote bag comes together quickly because you start with a zippered throw pillowcase for the body, meaning you don’t have to sew the body together or insert the zipper yourself. All you ... Sep 30, 2011 8 Comments
Challenge – Sew 70′s
Look to the past to find your inspiration and create a sophisticated 70′s revival design. Think big wide leg trousers, silky little tie front blouses, an earthy ... Sep 30, 2011 6 Comments
This week for Project Project Runway the designers had to create an outfit for a member of the band The Sheepdogs. Yes, menswear…rock and roll menswear. Looks like a lot of our designers are rea... Sep 29, 2011 1 Comment