Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and we will be celebrating with a dinner of home-cured corned beef and colcannon. I wanted to make something special for dessert, so I whipped up a Dark Chocolate W... Mar 16, 2012 2 Comments
For this last runway before the finale the designers were asked to create an classic, feminine, ready-to-wear work with a budget of $4.65. Looks like they all did a great job of bringing in the fashio... Mar 15, 2012 No Comments
This was the “get down to business” challenge. We had to stick to a tight budget, and create a look that would sell in a ready-to-wear shop.
My dress is a black jersey. It is so simple, a... Mar 15, 2012 No Comments
This week on Project Project Runway we were told to make a classic, feminine, ready-to-wear look. The trick was we only had $4.65 to spend. I was afraid the budget was going to kill me, but thanks to ... Mar 15, 2012 No Comments
When we asked people what challenges from last year they would like to see again the Peeps challenge was the #1 response. So by popular demand here it is….
Create something using Peeps, that loo... Mar 14, 2012 10 Comments
We all know that the Iron Crafters are fabulous at making things, but can they be thrifty and creative? For this challenge we sent them to the dollar store to see what they could dream up.
(click on a... Mar 13, 2012 2 Comments
So a little confession here, often when I am posing an Iron Craft challenge I already have an inkling of what project I might do to meet it. This time with the dollar store challenge, I went in withou... Mar 13, 2012 5 Comments
Recently, I got a new-to-me serger.
Armed with lots of enthusiasm, and a solid working knowledge of sewing, and a dog eared manual, I got started.
There were trials and trials, and more trials.
I bro... Mar 12, 2012 5 Comments
Super Mario Brothers Coin Block Lamp from Instructables. It lights up and makes noise!
For the geeky baby a Luigi blanket and matching coin block pillow from Rapunzel’s Tower... Mar 10, 2012 No Comments
One of the things I love about designing knitting patterns, especially those for toys, is seeing how other knitters adapt the pattern. This morning the perfect example of this was brought to my attent... Mar 09, 2012 No Comments