Monthly Archives: November 2006

Decorating the Tree

All over crafting blogland, people seem to be joyously decorating for the upcoming Christmas season: hanging homemade advent calendars, taking pictures of their families wearing new Christmas outfits, setting up their tree. I went for a walk today and noticed … Continue reading

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Bok Bok Bok

I made these towels as a birthday present for my grandmother. I found the chicken fabric while browsing one day and knew that I had to make her something using that fabric. So, I sewed a strip onto the bottom … Continue reading

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Slouchy Bag

I made the pattern for this purse up as I went along and, as a result, it didn’t turn out quite like I expected. Surprise, surprise! It looks silly when you lay it flat, since it’s much wider than it … Continue reading

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Creative Commons

If you look at the top of my sidebar, you will see I now have a Creative Commons License. I had an unfortunate incident recently where I found an almost exact duplicate of one of my original designs being sold … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m Still Working on This Quilt

This quilt really shouldn’t be taking me so long to finish. The problem is that I’m very busy making Christmas gifts. Next week, we will be traveling up to New York to spend Thanksgiving with my family. In order to … Continue reading

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Sisters

This is another tiny, embroidered wall hanging made from leftover squares from these purses. I think my embroidery is improving, although I cheated somewhat. This is kind of a cross between a backstitch and a stem stitch. I just can’t … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree!

I didn’t plan this wall hanging – it just sort of happened. I was looking at all the fabric I had for my stocking ornaments and the idea for this little folksy Christmas tree just popped into my head. I … Continue reading

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Crafty Purchases

This weekend, I went to Joann’s to look for tea towels. They don’t have them. But, they did have Simplicity patterns on sale. Five for five dollars! I’ve been itching to try my hand at making baby clothes for a … Continue reading

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Quilt-y Progress.

It’s Friday again and I’ve made some nice progress on the quilt this week. I was able to find just the right green I was looking for and I didn’t have to travel too far to find it! Last night … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments

These little guys are about four inches long and are the perfect size for a few lip balms. I’m planning on giving them to family and friends for Christmas this year (although I’m not planning on actually stuffing them with … Continue reading

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