DSH, of La Tejedora Crafts, has many fun ideas. Her last one was the "Pot luck cowl". That turned out wonderfully. She also came up with the "Iron Yarn Challenge". If you have ever watched Iron Chef, you have the basic idea. We would each be given a ball of the same yarn, with which… Continue reading Iron Yarn Challenge
June 25th... 6 months until Christmas!!
Finally completed a project! A friend wanted alterations on her wedding dress for her June 27th wedding. She brought the dress over the end of January and we got to work. The first order of business was to shorten the opaque under layer. To begin, the skirt was pinned with "satin" pins. They don't leave… Continue reading Wedding dress & Veil
Years ago (you may have noticed that so many of my crafting stories begin this way) I purchased pink yarn with a friend in mind. Originally I imagined it to be over the knee stockings with clock-work at the ankle. This was within a year of my learning to knit, and that project was never… Continue reading Workbasket – Pink Gloves
These are two different angles of the same thing. This is my brand new rolled hem foot. I practiced on a piece of the wedding dress that had already been cut off before starting on the actual dress. I had been attempting to do this by hand and... IT WAS TAKING FOREVER. This presser foot… Continue reading Workbasket – very little has gotten done this week