• Starting Jan. 2nd

  • Antiqued Silver Eggs

  • PPR Challenge #7 – House of Cornish

    This week we were supposed to make a cocktail dress for Lord and Taylor. (One week we made a pretty dress for Lexus, and one week we made one for Micheal Kors. There haven’t been many “cha...
    Sep 06, 2012 2 Comments

  • PPR Challenge #7 – Kat’s Design

    This week we were asked to design a cocktail dress or evening gown to fit in with the new Project Runway collection at Lord + Taylor. The dress had to be appropriate for the sophisticated Lord + Tayl...
    Sep 06, 2012 2 Comments

  • Modified Nordic Star Granny Square

    As I mentioned in an earlier post, Jenny and I have decided to chose our own square on the weeks that Wise Craft doesn’t give them to us for the Granny Square Sampler Afghan Project. This week w...
    Sep 05, 2012 2 Comments

  • Granny Square Sampler Afghan – Week 16

    This week Blair at Wise Craft had us start joining our squares for the Granny Square Sampler Afghan Project. At first I was going to wait and join when I had enough square for the size blanket I wante...
    Sep 05, 2012 No Comments

  • Second Premium or My Road to the State Fair

    So, the Minnesota State Fair officially ended this week. It is a big deal around here, 1,788,512 people passed through its gates. I’ve never lived anywhere else where the fair was such a big ...
    Sep 05, 2012 10 Comments

  • DIY Inspiration – Labrador Bookends

    I love the pop art look of these bright blue labrador bookends from Pottery Barn Teen. (I am the girl with a bright yellow gnome in my garden.) But $49! Please. These would be such an easy DIY. A few...
    Sep 04, 2012 3 Comments

  • Preschool Project: Strawberry Basket Houses

    Time for another Preschool Project, brought to you by the newest teacher in the co-op corps! (The Preschool Projects are pieces that I would like to share with the understanding that there is an empha...
    Sep 04, 2012 2 Comments

  • Book Review: Picture This!

    I found this book a Bay Area quilting shop: New Pieces, in Berkeley. Picture This! By Marcia Stein The book features some unbelievable pictorial quilts. And then, it goes on to tell about how to take...
    Sep 03, 2012 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project – Week 11

    (Every week until December 1st we will be making a small Christmas ornament that can be used in our Pocket Advent Calendar. Join us in making all 24 or just pick and choose your favorites.) For this w...
    Aug 31, 2012 2 Comments

  • Project Project Runway Challenge #7 – Oh My Lord and Taylor

    Challenge – Oh My Lord and Taylor Create an cocktail or evening dress to fit into the Lord and Taylor Project Runway Capsule Line while still showing your own design style (click on the picture...
    Aug 31, 2012 No Comments