Last week I started a paper pieced project that I redesigned on my EQMini program. I took the block from an online free pattern and altered it to fit my vision. I just loved the resulting design. My design in EQMini, fabric pull from stash While I am not real crazy about PP, I… Continue reading Pumpkin Patch is growing
In Colorado. We leave tomorrow. I CANNOT WAIT! I've not been to Colorado since the 1980's, twice to hike and once to ski. No more skiing for me, hip replacement negates skiing, but I will get in some hiking! We are headed to the lower west quadrant to visit friends. Not quite a camping experience… Continue reading Rocky Mountain High
August OMG: make the top for Scarlet Stars √ I changed fabric plans at the last moment and went with a semi solid, a check homespun, and Kona Snow. Original, My version quilted I also changed the borders to insert a narrow red border, 3/8" finished, and then added the check at 2-3/4". Finished it… Continue reading August OMG, Sewing Goals, Knitting Goals Recap
Wednesday was lit! I cast on another afghan square, and I did enough quilting to get 2 projects closer to done! #1 Rue d' Osage!!! I finally got it quilted! It took me 3 days of filling in lines with my walking foot. I tried to do some FMQ with rulers, but it was a… Continue reading Productive Day!
I used the pattern for the body but omitted the flap so I could attach a Diva Wallet frame. So while it is technically a NCW, it's not necessarily a NCW. Make sense? No, not to me either! LOL I used a pretty border print for the outer body, just love the look,… Continue reading A Not Necessarily Clutch Wallet
It is done! And I am not making another again. Or if I do I hope I remember all the things I did wrong on this one! LOL This was a product of my own imagination with support from By Annie's A Place For Everything bag for ideas on the outer part of the case.… Continue reading The Jewelry Case from Hell! Lengthy Post.
Oh joy! I get to spend hours at the hospital today. But not for myself, thankfully. Unfortunately, it's for Hubster, and it ain't gonna be pretty. He is having his "nose" done. He gets to have a part of his rib cartilage removed and placed in his nose. He has a collapsed nostril that needs… Continue reading Thursday Thrill!
I have two items I need done before BioGirl heads off to start her Master's program! A jewelry case and a NCW. The case was started long ago, I needed to knuckle down and finish it. I am trying to make it a la A Place For Everything, but changing size and page styles. She… Continue reading WIP Wednesday