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.
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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 9 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
Lets review the challenge: “update or define the image of a band member from the Sheep Dogs.”
Now, let’s translate that into plain English: “This is a menswear challenge. The g... Sep 29, 2011 1 Comment
Challenge: Image is Everything
Challenge: Create an outfit for a member of the Canadian rock band The Sheepdogs.
Time Limit: You have 24 hours to finish this challenge.
If I thought the stilt walker ... Sep 29, 2011 3 Comments
Since I got on Pinterest (you all pin, don’t you?!) I’ve been so inspired by the projects using mason jars, bottles and other glass containers. I knew that the Iron Crafters could be jsut ... Sep 29, 2011 2 Comments
This week we told the Iron Crafters to just Hold It, asking them to create bags or cases to hold things.
I sewed up a tote bag from a zippered pillow case for all my projects.
Susi made a teeny-tiny... Sep 28, 2011 2 Comments