Category Archives: crafts

Heart Quilt

This quilt was a graduation gift the came together quickly based on this pattern, with fabric from my stash. I re-worked the dimensions of the quilt by making the hearts 4″ square rather than the 2″ or 5″ in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, quilts | 1 Comment

Fall Colors String Quilt

I finally finished my sister’s wedding present! Its only a year and a couple of months late. I hand-quilted straight lines in the string sections, ovals in the sashing, squares inside squares in the white border and parallel lines in … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, quilts | 3 Comments

New Sweater

This sweater was a Christmas gift for my little girl. As my husband will attest, I can rarely follow a recipe when cooking. This was that kind of knitting project. I used another cardigan pattern to get the gauge/sizing right, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, kids clothes, knitting, sweater | 2 Comments

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

Posted in 2016, crafts, quilts, sewing, sweater | 1 Comment

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

Posted in 2015, crafts, sewing | Tagged , , | 1 Comment