Mac is back, but I still don't have all my old files restored. So my count totals are estimates since I don't know what the running total was on the poncho project. This is only important to me, but considering how OCD I am, this is driving me crazy!!! The only REALLY important files I… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
On Saturday we are attending a friend's daughter's graduation party. I wanted to make something for her to use in her dorm next year at college. So I thought about it and this pattern came to mind. Perfect for desk or dresser, to keep whatever she needs at hand. First thing, buy a #10 can… Continue reading Caddy for the Graddy
PEOPLE!! I am in panic mode!! My Mac is sick, not Mackie, my MacBook!! Hopefully his appt with the Dr tomorrow afternoon will be quick and painless(cheap). But I’m not holding my breath. Oh yes, I’ve tried all the recovery modes, nothing. Just the white screen of death. On the plus side, I guess I… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
I am not a pink person, at all. So why is pink taking over my sewing room at the moment? In the last 2 days I have sewn 3 Dresses For Africa in a sweet pink print. And I will be working on a graduation gift in a pink and gray combo. I must have… Continue reading Pinkie Swear
I have been: Having a Foot Fetish. It's a class at my Not-SLQS, Always In Stitches. It highlights a few feet each month to help us learn how to use them. This month was Beading Feet and 3-way Cording Foot. The BF package contains 2 feet, wide and narrow, to accommodate beads, cords, sequins, and… Continue reading What I’ve been doing lately
Knitting Stats Last Week: 59,118 yards/317 skeins Knitted: 50 yards/0 skein Purchased: 0 yards/0 skein Ending Stash: 59,068 yards/317 skeins Yarn In: None! Yarn Out: Poncho redo, hat Sewing This Week Fabric In: +5.567 yards Fabric Out: -3.2 yards Net Fabric In/Out: +2.367 Fabric YTD: +34.192 yards Fabric In: White and Orange yardage, bright… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
Sewing Machine Cleaning Tips from Caroline. I love her blog, Sew Can She. She has lots of patterns and links. Follow her if you love fabric. Now that I have Mackie I need to take care of her. Caroline's tip about removing thread is excellent. Clamshell Bag I love this style of bags, but the ones… Continue reading Saturday Tips, Finds, and Progress
I have wanted to knit Indigo Frost every since the day I first saw it. I finally did. And I love it. Except for this missed YO. Right in the center front of the poncho!!! LOL Missing YO and ends to weave! The only downside to the project. Adaptations: Switched out Mosaic Stitch motif… Continue reading My April Knitting OMG, Indigo Frost, is Done!!!