Category: Weave and sew

A new skirt for six dollars.

I am always amused when someone points to a sewing project – a bag or a quilt – I’ve done and says “I could never do that.” As though I am some sort of sewing genius. The fact is, before 2004 I had never… Continue Reading “A new skirt for six dollars.”

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The latest stitchery.

It’s been awhile since I posted any craftiness on this blog – but not for a lack of things made – more from a lack of inspiration to write about them. At the moment I am in the middle of a project to make… Continue Reading “The latest stitchery.”

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Fourth quilt of 2011 finished!

Finishing is always the hardest part – binding a quilt is tricky for me, but this time I took a little more care than normal. It didn’t make it easier, but it did turn out better than many of my bindings have in the… Continue Reading “Fourth quilt of 2011 finished!”

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So far planted in 2011.

Now here’s the garden update! The last couple of days have been really cold and wet, but despite all that, the garden seems to be moving steadily into spring mode with tulips starting to emerge and lots of lovely budding branches (like the raspberry… Continue Reading “So far planted in 2011.”

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More new fabric.

Just wanted to share this beautiful fabric that arrived in the mail yesterday. This will help pizazz up our living room after the holidays – the stripes for our shabby (broken) piano bench that I have plans to refurbish – the floral for some… Continue Reading “More new fabric.”

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