As I was frantically knitting this morning, and thinking about how bad I am at presentation (wrapping, arranging, etc) I realized that maybe i can shift my thinking from “I suck at wrapping,” to “I expand so much energy in the making of gifts, (and I’m usually down to the wire, knitting or sewing in […]
Knitted leggings for the baby guy. matching pajama pants for all three kiddos from Dr Seuss flannel (and a coordinating blanket) some embroidery (went on a bag as a gift for my friend Lori, master knitter)
I had to take a blood test at the Dr this morning, and took some quilty books to look at while waiting for the hour to pass… As I did so, I reminded myself that I have several unfinished projects… I made a list… this is stuff that’s already been cut/started (but just fabric/yarn purchased/saved […]
My daughter’s love is a little boy called Pickle (fate, right?). For his birthday she and I decided he needed a boy doll so he didn’t always have to play with the girl dolls. She chose the Eddie doll from Wee Wonderfuls, and we made it yesterday and today. I used the scraps from the […]
This spring’s KCWC doesn’t start till next week, but I’m getting inspired, so I whipped a t-shirt for D out tonight. All stash fabrics from the garage, pattern traced from a currently fitting shirt. I’m a little worried about how it’ll hold up, as it’s made from tissue thin jersey, and he has a GINORMOUS […]
Im preparation for the new arrival…. a pair of wool longies (hopefully a long size 3-6m)… just because, I knitted the Fibonacci sequence in on one leg…. (starting on the left, with the orange: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, and then the cuff…) I also drafted out a pair of 3-6m pants, with extra […]
Here’s the quilt for our baby boy, as designed by me and the Bean. C bought me an early birthday present, a walking foot, so this was my first time using it. LOVE. here’s the back, pieced with scraps. here’s the oops on the back. just so I don’t get a swelled head. here’s the […]
Posing with D in front of the fox fabric from A Walk In The Woods, at Sew Modern. Knit up in a rush, because this boy loves his stuffed animals. Clothes to come soon.
I whipped this little egg cozy up last week as a gift for D’s friend T. She’s British. Egg coz us are British-y, right? Pattern from Debbie Birkin I knitted all the parts the night before the party, and then sewed them up while c drove us to the party… Hence the dashboard background.