I imagined that it would be easy to keep up with this blog while recovering from surgery. Yaaaaaah... nothing was easy. I didn't even make huge strides on any of my projects either. Now that I am back, let me catch you up. WIPs: Harry Potter blanket Gah! the stain is still very obvious in… Continue reading Workbasket – Progress during recovery
WIPs: Starting over, for whatever reason, is kinda my thing. Our knitting group even has a name for it... "Doing a Lorri". True to form, project s were frogged and started over. The shrug is an easy pattern to knit. The yarn is slippery. Stitches drop off quickly, then run away equally as fast. When… Continue reading Workbasket – Oops, I Did it Again
This year has been so much more than our makes. So many challenges to so many people, all over the world. At the risk of sounding shallow and self centered, I'd like to go over my accomplishments from this year: Mending: Abused Shopping bag, andReplaced buttons on G.son's sweaterMy & Pixie's blanketCo-worker's coat seamHemmed jeans… Continue reading 2020 Review
In the world of historical sewing, of which I have only dipped a toe, there are many that use original techniques of the era that they are making or recreating. Something that I have always wondered: why aren't the attachments used that were available during the same time period as the garment being made? During… Continue reading Why not use Attachments?
Last time I updated you on this embroidery it looked like the pic on the left. I have only gotten as far as the pic on the right. It has, again, been set aside in favor of gifts with a timeline (Christmas). Adipose baby completed in one lunchtime Classic K-9 started The project of the… Continue reading Workbasket – Christmas Crafting Season has begun