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  • Project – Little Black Owl

    Here’s a little black owl to haunt your trees for Halloween. Too bad he’s much cuter than scary! This project is a pretty easy one if you can knit in the round on double pointed needles a...
    Sep 21, 2011 51 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #38 – Little Black Owl

    After missing two weeks of Iron Craft challenges because I was on vacation in Alaska it’s great to be back in my craft room. This week’s challenge was to create something black and white. ...
    Sep 21, 2011 5 Comments

  • Quilt of the Day: Silk Orange Peel Quilt

    You might need to sit down for this one. I saw the thumbnail of this, and thought it looked interesting. I opened it, and my jaw dropped. And I read about it, and I gasped. This quilt is made from si...
    Sep 20, 2011 5 Comments

  • Quilt Class

    I went to ‘my’ Stencil quilt class on Sunday, taught by Dan Rouse. He is a lovely man. Super stylish and understated. The ladies in the class are all fans of his, and I came to learn that ...
    Sep 19, 2011 6 Comments

  • Project Project Runway – Challenge #8

    Challenge – The “client” was the significant other. And the model was “a real woman”. For our purposes, lets use our S.O. (or even just a friend) and have them try to de...
    Sep 17, 2011 1 Comment

  • PPR Challenge 7 – The Runway

    This week designers were asked to create their own fabric and then make a design featuring that fabric. Sorry about the lateness of the Runway show, 2 birthday parties and school meetings caused a de...
    Sep 16, 2011 1 Comment

  • Challenge 7- House of Cornish

    This week was a big pot of soup of directions all stirred together. I just sunk my teeth into “design your own fabric” and ran with it. My pattern is inspired by water and swimming. I chos...
    Sep 16, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #38 – Black and White

    It’s been awhile since we’ve had a color challenge, so for this week’s theme we are going for the classic Black and White combination. I think it makes embroidery look clean and cri...
    Sep 15, 2011 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft Challenge #37 Round Up

    This week the theme in Iron Craft was Shrink to Fit and we were challenged to make something smaller. Let’s see how everyone tackled this small sized challenge. ( Click on any photo to see i...
    Sep 14, 2011 No Comments

  • Architecture of a Sleeve: Part 2

    The Architecture of a sleeve: Part one is how to get started when you are stuck. Here is Part 2: How to proceed with the second sleeve. When I was done with my first sleeve, I took a needle and thread...
    Sep 14, 2011 No Comments