Practice, practice, practice. I really enjoyed the paper piecing. It got the dusty gears spinning. As a result, I’m thinking about a couple different projects for Christmas. Specifically, this, this, and this. But first I wanted some additional technical practice. Pattern by lillyella Still not perfect. But getting a little better. And I was able to use up… Continue reading How do you get to Carnegy Hall….
I actually finished it up right before I left for Minneapolis but forgot to take a picture. It’s not perfect. But I love it! The question is what to do with this orphan block?
This trip has been weird and filled with stories. There has been a vein of anxiety running through the whole thing. I’ll be home tonight.
Due to some crazy work stuff I’m in Minneapolis this week. Despite being in this lovely city I actually thought about bringing my sewing machine. I realized that this was probably way too much effort. So, instead, I pulled out a UFO. This was supposed to be a Christmas present for my sister last year.… Continue reading Catan
I took the Craftsy class, Start Foundation Paper Piecing with Elizabeth Dackson about 6 monthes ago. I was fascinated. I’m also a huge fandom girl and love, love, love some of the blocks on the site Fandom in Stitches. But I was intimidated. I printed some templates but didn’t see a stitch. I had a… Continue reading Fall in line
Do you see it? How about now? Maybe I shouldn’t get so cocky and look at the pattern before cutting into my fabric? The pattern said 2 inch squares for the corner, not 2.5 inches. Face. Palm.
My son asked me to make him a shirt. A zebra shirt. He picked out the fabric himself on the Girl Charlee website. I don’t know what is up with the animal prints in this family. This is not that shirt. I’m not too keen on the zebra fabric but, mostly, I didn’t want to goof it… Continue reading NOT a zebra shirt