When I decide it's time to make a hat, I do not mess around! I cast on Autumn's Splendor on Thursday and was done by Saturday. Colorwork patterns just thrill me. I can't stop or put them down until I am done. I guess it's that desire to see the pattern emerge, even if I … Continue reading Moving Modern Making Design Monday
Today's item is a knit one, so hopefully the Monday link ups won't mind a different fiber project. Our county fair started Sunday and I was busy getting items ready to enter. In the knitting arena there's only 7 hand knit items that can be entered. 1 category covers hats, socks, shawls, collars, and purses. … Continue reading Moving Modern Making Design Monday
My entire July has been all about those national colors. And I am not done yet since I have an RW(C)B quilt to finish by Thursday! What I have to show today for all my Patriotism is another Project Bag. And this time it's all mine!! When I started making this Disappearing 9 Patch I wasn't sure … Continue reading So far I have been digging the Red, White(really cream), and Blue!
So what did my list for June look like? √- Done X- Not Done /-Half Done UFO: Finish Footnote–OMG for June √ Knitting: Felted Pressing Mat X Sewing: Paper Pieced Star Disappearing 9 Patch-Flimsy stage!!! / 12 Hats: held over from May, it's done, reveal on Friday √ 12 Cowls: Sweet Georgia Mulberry yarn X … Continue reading How’d my June go? Pretty well!
A few weeks ago I read a shared post on FB from a friend. It told of a young girl battling a rare and invasive cancer. My heart was stirred to provide comfort to this young one, but I knew I had nothing close enough to a completed stage to send off. I put out … Continue reading Another quilt done, but not one I can claim.
You guys! I love this quilt!!! It started off being a difficult concept for me to get, trying to create secondary circles. I didn't quite meet that goal, but the finish is so cute I don't care!!! I took a class last November with Crimson Tate to make Footnote. I made a few blocks and then … Continue reading Baby Quilt OMG Done! Picture heavy!
Today is quild, so there won't be much of any sewing. I will likely take my knitting to the meeting so I can get something done. Cast on for Midnattsol, so 6" of ribbing, or whenever I tire of it, to do. At least I finished the last square of the red afghan!!! Now to … Continue reading Monday Design Wall
A few years go our Colorado/Minnesota friends welcomed a granddaughter into the world. Through the years I have made Mak many hand knit items. Last year they welcomed another baby girl into their family. I kept planning to knit AK a sweater, but just never got around to it. So this year the push was … Continue reading Monday Design Wall
No design on the wall floor because I have a FO!!! I decided to play along with Hands 2 Help this year and make a charity quilt. I had saved some orphan blocks I abandoned in the 1990's and it was time to put them to good use. I did not want to move them a … Continue reading Monday Design Wall
Today is the Guild Challenge reveal!! At the start of the year we took 4 FQs and put them in a brown paper bag and turned them in and in return we got a bag of someone else's FQs. The bag I got had 4 very different Tula Pink FQs. Eek! What to do. We … Continue reading Monday Design Wall