I finally finished Matt’s robot mittens tonight, yea! They still need to be blocked but everything else is done even weaving in the ends. Plus Matt says they work…I ended up redoing the pa... Jan 22, 2010 1 Comment
I finished the first satin stitched leaf on the squirrel pillow. For someone who hasn’t done much satin stitch, I think it turned out pretty good. Its not perfect but I’m probably the only... Jan 21, 2010 2 Comments
I spent the afternoon making french knots for the center of the flower on the squirrel pillow. This took me a lot longer than it should have but I’m happy with the finished results. Maybe I̵... Jan 19, 2010 No Comments
Typically when I embroider something I just do outline stitches & french knots but for the squirrel pillow I want to fill in some of the areas. I know this is usually done with satin stitch. I de... Jan 18, 2010 No Comments
Today we had a bunch of people over to the house to make tamales. So, a little wine & beer were had. Now its evening & the time I would usually sit back & work on some knitting but ther... Jan 17, 2010 1 Comment
Still working on robot mitten #2. I’m pretty proud of how neat the inside of these mittens look. I try not carry a color longer than 3 or 4 stitches without wrapping it & I try to vary wher... Jan 16, 2010 2 Comments
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One of our little friends LOVES toast. So for the holiday, I made him this Toast onsie.
Witness – a craft was done!
If you are not reading this ... Jan 15, 2010 No Comments
I often have an embroidery project & a knitting project going at the same time but most of the embroidery project have been for my Etsy shop. Then I saw this free pattern on Badbird and knew rig... Jan 15, 2010 1 Comment
The problem with making something that comes in pairs is that after you have the fun & challenge of making the first one you still have to make the match. For me, once the first one is done I fee... Jan 14, 2010 3 Comments