What am I up to now?
I've been knitting a great big, thick yarn cowl since this winter. Getting too warm to do any knitting on it right now.
Finishing up a jacket made with my handwoven fabric, blog posts to follow.
Working on two sewing projects - blog posts to come!
Ideas on fabric I would like to weave to make a skirt to go with the jacket.
UFOs which really need tending to!
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This was sitting in draft, not sure for how long, but I’m determined to catch up on my posts! 2 years ago, for NEWS, our guild did a memory project. Each one of us would weave something that was either … Continue reading
Always a problem; how to store circular knitting needles. There are different items for sale out in the internet; but they are either too expensive or not really how I want to store them. Years ago I used to use … Continue reading
I want my blog posts to be perfect – full of photos as I go step by step through my creative process. I want it to look like the blog posts from bloggers that I admire and enjoy reading. The truth … Continue reading
It seems that it takes me at least 3 muslins before I am ready to cut the pattern in the actual fabric and this blouse was no exception. PatternReview is having a contest in which you had to use a pattern … Continue reading
A whole post on winding the warp!? Well, um, yes. But it will be a short one, I promise. See, first of all I decided to add a yard to the length of the warp. I had about 10 wraps … Continue reading
Over the last few years I have been dyeing with natural dyes. In addition, NOBO has had an annual Dye Day in which participants bring different natural dyes and pre-mordanted yarns and we all dye skeins of yarn, dipping them … Continue reading
In the September NOBO meeting we hosted Sarah Fortin – who weaves up wonderful fabrics and sews them into lovely jackets and coats. She brought some of those beautiful jackets and coats with her. She spoke to us for 2-1/2 … Continue reading
I was shopping online for fabric one day and saw this fabric: It wasn’t what I was looking for at the time, but I felt that I had to have it, so I bought 3 yards of it, thinking to … Continue reading
I wanted this dress from The Gap: But it was all out in my size. So I thought, “I know! I will sew one! How hard can it be?” I searched for a pattern that matched the dress and came … Continue reading