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
It is finally finished... again. If you remember, this is actually a remake. When my friend KB gave me this fabric, I just knew that it wanted to be a skirt. The skirt pattern is Past Patterns #5462. I made it shorter because there wasn't enough fabric for the longer version. At some recent time… Continue reading Workbasket – Blue Skirt Finished
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
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!!
January: Dressed to the Nines: make something fancy so you’ll be ‘dressed to the nines’ – whether its the full outfit, or a little accessory. Or look at the challenge in a different way, and make something from a year ending in 9 (find a portrait or fashion plate or mention to support the date), or… Continue reading January HSM Challenge – Dressed to the Nines