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
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
Well that was fun! We had our Summer Craft Fair on Sunday and it went very well. We had 13 vendors all together, including my friend Mel, who sews, and Caitlin, who does embroidery. And a lot of other fun crafters! Here's some of my wares, laid out on my dining table. A close up… Continue reading Summer Craft Fair wrap up