In late 2015, there was a crochet pattern going around for a peppermint afghan. The pattern was available for free from Red Heart. I loved it. I still love it. I went out and got yarn and decided to make it. It was going to be my take-along project for piano lessons, swimming lessons, etc.… Continue reading Another one with yarn
Since I made three Star Wars hats last year for my sons and my cousin’s son last year, this year it was the girls’ turn. My niece is Star Wars crazy, and of course, even with all the new characters, Princess Leia reigns supreme. This hat was crocheted using a free pattern from Ravelry. It went… Continue reading Hats, Hats, Hats
Since I’ve started this blog, one of my most popular posts is the Simple Market Bag tutorial. Because it’s so popular, I re-wrote it and published it as a free pattern on Craftsy. In the first month it was available, it was downloaded almost 500 times! If you like to make things, I highly… Continue reading Magic Market Bag Pattern
With our house expansion, we got a new table. A big table. It’s ten feet long. We don’t have a formal dining room, so this table is it. It’s where we eat, play games, do schoolwork, etc. Because it’s so big, none of my old table linens fit it, so I made a new runner.… Continue reading Green Table Runner
We had a crazy summer at our house. After talking for a couple of years, we put an addition onto our house. The primary purpose of the addition was to give my kids their own space. G1 and G2 have been sharing a room, and it was not working out. G1 is a seventeen year… Continue reading I need a new tagline!
I have been cleaning through all my sewing stuff, and I found an old tea towel that I bought years ago. It has bands on it that could be used for cross stitch, but I wanted to try huck embroidery or Swedish weaving. Technically, it’s not exactly huck embroidery since it’s not on huck cloth… Continue reading Another old UFO
Easter is the time to remember Christ and the resurrection and worship with others. If you sew and have a little girl, it is probably also the time to make a new dress. This dress is the UFO that has haunted me the most for the last year. Last year, I had the great opportunity… Continue reading Happy Easter