This tea cosy was so much fun to knit! I made it in August for my grandma’s 80th birthday, and looking back I totally need to make myself one. Here is the finished project: View this post on Instagram The … Continue reading Oh so cute Tea Cosy!
OK so this post is my first post to hopefully explain how to actually create a project. Please comment if this is useful or needs clarification anywhere! With this project – I had a lot of difficulty finding a well … Continue reading Tutorial on how to create a Play mat “bag” (aka Lego mat)
Burp cloths are awesome! With so many babies happening these days with all my friends, another super cute (and useful) gift are these burp cloths. They are also really quick to whip up. I found this cute, and gender neutral, … Continue reading Burp cloths
Ok so all of my friends are having babies (or having second – or third!! babies). Given my love of creating knitted objects, I’ve been looking around for easy projects, that are nice and quick. I decided that I would … Continue reading Baby booties, two ways
Wow I’m so super happy right now. Last night in my quilting class, I put my balloons on my elephant quilt! I’m so happy with the color choice. I spent a while walking around the shop deciding which yellow fabric to use. And then once I had the fabric, I ended up cutting out an extra balloon in order to play with possible stitches. I tried a tight zigzag, a double layered zigzag (bottom shorter width than the top) and a thicker blanket stitch, but ended up going with with the good old normal blanket stitch (janome mc7700 stitch 45). … Continue reading Update on my elephant cot quilt
So I went and stayed at one of my husbands family friends places over Easter in 2014. Deb (who we were staying with) has pretty much a fabric shop at her place! Deb and my M-I-L were working on quilting … Continue reading My first quilt
So I bought myself a brand new sewing machine for Christmas! I love it – I ended up getting the Janome 7700 memorycraft. I went “looking” and ended up walking out of the shop with it….. Given I had the … Continue reading Christmas Table runner
This is a post hoc post… so this is me trying to remember what I’ve done! Thank goodness for my bullet journal and writing stuff down… I have some idea of the project timeline… In July, I investigated and … Continue reading Lincoln’s quilt