Vintage Stitchers met at Barbara's this week. Her home was already decorated for Halloween.
Diane was working on a scarf. The pattern is called "Lacy Leaves." She just had a copy with her, and there was no source, but she said it was from a booklet with four or five…Continue
The Fair Isle Flower Socks are finished and on my feet.
Thanks to Raveler Blackberryb for the inspiration. You can see her socks here. The pattern is…Continue
This week Common Threads met at Janet's. She asked us to bring suggestions for gifts to make for neighbors or friends. Julie brought this book, Gifts from the Kitchen by Debbie G. Harman. It includes a CD with tags you can print out.
It's full of cookie recipes and other gifts suitable for neighbors, such as…Continue
Vintage Stitchers met at Marilyn's. She met us at the door wearing this apron Barbara made for her:
She was working on a quilt for fall that will include this machine-appliquéd pumpkin block: …Continue
We left last Sunday to camp in the Uinta Mountains of Utah, where lovely scenery abounds.
Quilters! Finally, I have some quilts to show you. But first a little food.
Vintage Stitchers met at Janet's on Thursday. Marilyn brought this embroidered Christmas quilt center to show us. Now to put the borders on.…Continue
The Steampunk Shawlette is finished and in use:
The pattern is The Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief by Orange Flower Yarn. The yarn is …
Let's get the fiber fun out of the way first, since it was a minor part of my life this past week.…Continue
We're back from our trip, which included a Rhine River Cruise.
I'm on vacation, so I have some special blog posts scheduled.
Today you will get to read more about our vacation in Oregon in July, 2011, which included the quilt show at Sisters on July 9th. You can see all my photos from this event …Continue
The book is Eleanor Burns' Tales of First Ladies. I love the fabrics Davidene picked for this project, and the designs in the book as well, but I'm not crazy about the piecing methods.…Continue
I couldn't keep from casting on the "Echo Flower Shawl."
I thought it might actually be useful this summer. I'm using Bare 100% Merino Lace Weight yarn from Knit Picks, and putting beads in where the…
The Multi-scrap Scarf is coming along. Here it is with 30" completed:Continue
The Johan Socks are finished and on my feet!
As mentioned in my March 23rd blog post, I made the bottom of the heels double-stranded. The yarn is…
Well, some of them included fats (fat quarters)...cut into 2.5" strips. But you could make all these with Jelly Rolls, the non-fattening kind.Continue
The Spin-in finished on Monday.
My fiber was 4 oz. of hand-painted Polwarth wool roving from Greenwood Fiberworks in "Lavender Hedgerow."
I was really out of practice, so this was good for me. I…
On the bright side, the first appliqué block of the First Ladies Quilt, the "Martha Washington Wreath," is finished.
There will be two of these, and I have started the second one. I'm using the needleturn method. My local quilt shop, …
I've made progress on the Brick Cardigan this week:
However, I have also been trying to get some quilting in before the Spin-in scheduled for the end of this…