Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February flour sack towel...

Decided to give these a "what happens in my kitchen" theme. So here's the first - laundry!

6 to go. I'm thinking brewing, chatting, eating, cooking, cleaning.... And I'm sure I'll think of something else eventually!


Saturday, February 1, 2014

A pinch and a punch...

For the FIRST of the month! (This is a silly thing my husband and I always do, I usually remember first so he catches it!)

All my January projects got finished, which I was amazed and pleased about! So, onto this month...

Being as it's a shorter month I'm lowering my sights just a little...

Project 1: February Mug Rug. Another Patchsmith design, this time with a Valentine's theme. Really, really need to get crack-a-lacking on this one! 

February


Project 2: Appliqued Dish Towels. I don't have a picture of these as the idea is ever so slightly invented. Ha! That's going to go well then... ;)


Project 3: Chair Back Pockets (by Jacob's request). Jacob & Leo have a little table and two chairs in our living room and Jacob wants to be able to put colouring books into the pockets.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Stick a fork in me... January!

All my targets met! More details tomorrow. And February targets too, maybe, if I have decided! 


Sunday, January 26, 2014

January progress report

Scrapbooking Supplies organisation: DONE! (See earlier blog post!)

Table Topper: Top of the quilt is DONE! I have decided to use fleece for the backing but I am about 1/2" short (VERY ANNOYING) so I plan to buy new today. Bah! This always happens! I had a few problems with joining all my pieces together - probably my measurements were off. I definitely need practice on my 1/4" seam.



Knit House purse: Front is DONE, working on the back! I tried to figure out knitting in different colours within the same row myself and it was a disaster so I googled intarsia & started again. That made it better but I definitely need more practice with that technique.

Here is the front in progress:


In dire need of blocking! I was going to do the purse lining this morning but I can't find the zip I bought! It's just not my morning for projects I suspect.

I also made a mug rug:

From a pattern by The Patchsmith on Craftsy. Seriously addicted to making those, I already have the next one lined up.

And of course the piggy hat!

Stay tuned for *hopefully* finished projects and new targets for February! 

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

22 slightly wonky House Blocks!

All ready to make the corner pinwheel blocks!




There is one house block with an extremely iffy skyline but I will try to make it work! This fabric line (Riley Blake's Twice as Nice) has a bit of beige in it so I am not worried anymore about missing the green.

Monday, January 6, 2014

1 out of 3 done!

Yay! Organised scrap booking supplies!



Pink Piggy Hat

I have made this for my friend Laura who loves pigs. It was really fun to make and the book is brilliant - Animal Hats by Vanessa Mooncie. I've also made a children's chicken hat and I plan to make a cat & a frog in the near future.



Too many projects, too little time!