Now that October has arrived, my thoughts (and hands) are beginning to reach for wool yarns and knitting. But before I turn my back on summer sewing entirely, I want to share a couple of sewing projects that I made in my role as matron of honor for a dear friend whose wedding was over
Continue reading A Labor Day Weekend Wedding.
Recently I decided what to do with one of the redwork practice panels that I’d made last month–I added the frog to what was once a humdrum but functional tote!
More news soon on what became of the hawk and the bunch of cherries!
Continue reading A Grumpy Frog Finds His Place.
I’m a big fan of the cloth napkin. There’s really been no place for throw-aways in my home for a number of years. And when I find that I have a big-enough bit of fabric hanging around after finishing some sewing project (17″ square is enough for my purposes), I’ll occasionally whip up a napkin
Continue reading Ruined for the Simple (Napkin) Life.
I’ve been thinking a bit about embroidery lately and wondering if it was time to return to it. Maybe it was seeing the inspiring and impressive needlework at ‘Twixt Art and Nature, or maybe it was dipping my toe into the waters of sashiko recently. Regardless, I’ve been wanting to give it a go. To
Continue reading Red & White.