I knew I wouldn’t resist the pile for long. I managed to clean the kitchen first, but then I just needed to play. Meet “Button-Embellished Patchwork Scarf in Joel Dewberry Aviary Prints,” who has taken up residence at Etsy and is waiting to go to a loving home. I really like this scarf, but I’m […]Read More: I dug into the pile
Autum Hall, aka Creative Little Daisy, made an apron that appealed to me for its simplicity. It was a light solid color, which I initially mistook for linen, with a patchwork pocket and coordinating colorful ties. I was surprised to learn that it was actually made from canvas. More specifically a canvas painter’s drop cloth […]Read More: What is this thing you call “Claypron” ?
…and managed to finish up my new apron. This is the same style as the last one I made, but I used the Susan Branch fabric that matches my kitchen napkins. And my navy blue stoneware. I want to play around some more with this style – I really think it has possibilities. The beauty […]Read More: Snuck in some sewing time today
You remember the canes I made last week? Well, a few days ago I made some buttons out of them, and today I stitched up an apron. I’ve had this patchwork design in my head for a while, cut up the fabric last week, and finally got a few minutes to put it all together. […]Read More: Plethora of pink
Ok, I made that up. But it’s Thursday, and I wanted to show you what I finished yesterday. [Better grab a cup of coffee – this is a long one!] This is the ever-important Christmas apron. Most years, I have good intentions about getting my holiday decorating done nice and early so that I can […]Read More: It’s Show-and-Tell Thursday!
We made a different kind of cookie yesterday and were waaaaay more successful than we were with the ill-fated Pumpkin Biscotti. This time I had the “help” of a little person, which is always nice, and we slaved away all afternoon getting that sugar cookie dough perfect. Yes, it takes the ultimate concentration to combine […]Read More: Cookies, aprons, pants & more
This morning Neil suggested that I check out some garage sales for interesting things to sew or dye. Sounded like a good idea to me, so off I went. I only hit 5 sales and didn’t have any luck finding anything of interest until the last place. There on the ground, in a little ziplock […]Read More: Think he likes it?
Yesterday I made the apron I’d been planning to make, and it only took me a hour! The first one I made took twice as long. I guess I’m getting the hang of this sewing thing… Here are some flickr pictures for your viewing pleasure. I had enough fabric left to make a tote bag, […]Read More: More sewing and a little contest
I was originally going to post this in The Craft Room at The Polka Dot Cottage, but it was being all wonky and messing up my html. So to Livejournal I go! I did it – I made my first project. I had initially bought some great Amy Butler fabric, but I decided that using […]Read More: My new apron