Category Archives: crafts

Wool Sweater Quilt

This past Christmas I made ornaments out of felted wool sweaters. While working on them, I got the idea to make a throw quilt out of sweater squares.  It raided the bottom of my sweater box for ones that I … Continue reading

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Sewing Little Girl Clothes

Much of my sewing time has gone into clothing. I’ve enjoyed making knit leggings, dresses, and shirts and sweatshirts for for my little girl. These projects go much faster than quilts and can be completed in a nap time or … Continue reading

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Peg People Nativity

I painted peg people for my little girl earlier this year as birthday present. Inspired by seeing other nativity versions and my little girl’s love of her first set, I painted a nativity set of peg people this summer while … Continue reading

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Norwegian Sweater

I wanted to knit this Norwegian style sweater for myself, but before I tried the new-to-me technique of steeking (cutting into the sweater and then knitting up from there), I thought it would be better to knit something in a … Continue reading

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A First-Birthday Quilt

This quilt is for the daughter of a friend. I made a quilt for her son when he was born. This little girl was born only a month after our daughter and since it took me almost a year to … Continue reading

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