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
It doesn't need to be personal illness that may interfere with progress. It might be illness of a loved one. Over the course of the last two weeks, I experienced some of each. As I type, I am still experiencing personal illness (darn cold). Let me up date you on my progress up until today. :D… Continue reading Workbasket – progress despite illness
This last weekend I had a couple of hours to work in my sewing room. I was almost at a loss for what project to work on, then I remembered that last time I straightened up the room I put many unfinished projects (UFO's) into one location. I hurried over and opened it up. This… Continue reading Workbasket – Layette Done!
The layette project is almost at an end. Being that I had started this project as a gift for someone else, but it was no longer needed, I hadn't initially had a hard "finish by" date. When DC had mentioned that she'd like it for a baby shower gift, I had to speed things up… Continue reading Workbasket – Layette & Succulent Wall Hanging
Now that I have finally finished DW's birthday quilt (from last year), I gave myself permission to start a new project. I can share it with you here, because MIL & FIL both don't FB and/or read this blog. So, knitting ladies, don't spill the beans! While on summer motorcycle trip, I snuck in a… Continue reading Workbasket – Layette progress and a new project
It seems like work has been extra busy. We have been busy at home, for sure, with the push on the basement remodel. We also were blessed with Auntie E coming to stay for the weekend. I think that I have mentioned that I have been unable to work much on the knitting at home, so it has been… Continue reading Work Basket – 2 weeks of progress on Layette project
I have been continuing to work on the "yellow" vintage layette. To me the yarn looked like a very soft yellow in the store. I have been told that the yarn looks quite a bit more yellow in the pictures on this blog too. However, when I looked at the label on the yarn, the… Continue reading Workbasket