Happy September! This is always a crazy month for me, because when you work at a large university like I do, the back-to-school routine is quite nutty. So I decided to treat myself to a new sewing machine. Isn't she a beauty? I haven't named her yet. But I bought her at the Pfaff store… Continue reading New Sewing Machine
I have a craft project in mind that needs a lot of hard stuffing. Not the soft stuff, like the poly fill that I usually use. So my friend gave me a bunch of fabric scraps from her work. She told me that it's not as heavy, but still ends up being very firm, if… Continue reading Fabric scraps
A few months ago, I was contacted by YarnCanada to try out a new line of yarn from Lion Brand called Go For Faux. I chose the colour I wanted to try out and they shipped it over. I've been so busy that I just managed to finish my projects now. I chose the colour… Continue reading Go For Faux Pillows & Hat
I made this fun jewellery organizer for my bathroom. I got the wooden plank from Michael's, and found some hooks and chain in my hobby stash. It's been great so far!
I'm ready to post some of the fruits of our dyeing session. Here is a napkin that Mel let me experiment with. I love the pattern! And here is the acrylic yarn, which I made into a little basket. I think I will add string to hang it, and put a nice plant in there.… Continue reading Dyeing results