I I continue to work on the Harry Potter blanket, a Christmas gift for DIL. I work on it in the evenings while watching TV. I take it with me to work on during break times and lunch. This works really well to get in some progress. Unless I forget to bring the extra yarn. … Continue reading Workbasket – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly
I have been busy, I promise. Let's take a look at current and recent projects: both balls of yarn fit perfectly into a quart sized ziptop bag. The nice thing about putting them into a bag is that they stay straight (as opposed to rolling about getting tangled with each other) as I knit directly… Continue reading Workbasket – update
This year has a theme of sustainability. Thus hitting two of my buttons! 😀 Below are this year's challenges. If you want to know more about it or want to join along in the fun, here is the link. This year is a little different than in the past. Although the challenges are "assigned" a… Continue reading The Historical Sew Monthly 2020 Challenges
Last year was a bust for me getting any of the challenges done. This year the challenges have a theme of sustainability. Kinda my jam lately... I don't see that The Dreamstress has posted them on her site yet. Here is a link to the blogLoose Threads: Yet Another Costuming Blog with the challenges for… Continue reading Historical Sew Monthly 2020!!
The first part being the piecing of the background, I have completed the second part of appliqueing the wool felt cacti to the background. The next step being the embroidery of the details on each plant. There aren't any REAL instructions on the exact details. Only how to create the specific stitches and the… Continue reading Workbasket – Have Achieved Cacti