I have had bits of time here and there and have really enjoyed my time at the wheel! I Navajo-plied the two dark skeins and the others are a two-ply. All are superwash merino wool and all (except the natural color one) are spun from hand-dyed roving.
Handspun Merino Artyarn - Prayeriewife Handspun Merino Artyarn - Prayeriewife Handspun Merino Artyarn - Prayeriewife Handspun Merino Artyarn - Prayeriewife Handspun Merino Artyarn - Prayeriewife I have been having lots of fun on my spinning wheel! Hand spun on my spinning wheel by me, this one of a kind skein is soft and lovely to... Continue Reading →
I really enjoy the FPP patterns by Quiet Play . I made this handled zipper pouch yesterday and love the outcome! The pattern for the zipper pouch (not the FPP) is in my Etsy shop. I love all the different opportunities to customize the outer panels. I can't decide if I'll do another FPP, EPP,... Continue Reading →
I love a great zipper pouch! I also love a small bag with a handle. I designed the Grabbit and Go Pouch with the best of both worlds. I love to make small projects at this stage of my life. I work full-time and I like a quick finish. I also like to do EPP,... Continue Reading →
If you like to do needle work, either English Paper Piecing, Embroidery, Cross-stitch, Hand-quilting, etc., you know the frustration of the needle rolling away, falling onto the carpet or on a surface that makes them hard to pick up! I use special needles and don't want to lose them or worse yet, step on one!... Continue Reading →
I had an idea on my lunch hour yesterday and although it is not exactly what I imagined, I came up with this last night. I have to say, the gun and holster clasp was a find! Cowboy folio featuring some Alexander Henry fabric I've had in my stash. Cowboy Folio Cowboy Folio
I made these a few years ago and had posted them on my old site, they are being reposted here. These bags are so fun to make and I have and I have used them both quite a bit. Pattern is available at Quiltsmart
Anyone else like the "magic loop" method of knitting two-at-a-time mittens, sleeves or socks? I saw a post of someone that knit 4 at a time socks and saw a challenge! Knitting six socks at one time Last year, I dyed several sock blanks and these were the ones that I thought would not sell... Continue Reading →