Archive for November, 2016

Nov 20 2016

do. Good Stitches

Published by under Quilting,Sewing

I get a lot of joy out of quilting and sewing, but most of the sewing that I do would be classified as “selfish sewing.” It’s sewing that I do for me because I want to. I don’t feel too bad about this because I work hard at my job and sewing is one of […]

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Nov 17 2016

Chainmaille bracelets and flowers

Published by under Crafts

Right, so among the many things I’ve been up to recently . . . one of those was taking a chainmaille class. I wasn’t taking it to make armor or anything like that. No, it was to make pretty jewelry. The first chainmaille pattern we learned was the 6 in 1. It’s pretty basic and […]

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Nov 14 2016

Baby boy flannel quilt

Published by under Quilting

Despite not posting for the last . . . oh, 3 months, I have been actually been doing stuff. There’s been sewing and traveling and quilting and preserving and puzzling and dancing and probably more. Which is why there haven’t been posts. But trying to catch up on stuff now. Someday I’ll get this whole […]

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Nov 11 2016

Sprout Sloan Leggings by Hey June

Published by under Sewing

A while back I wanted a quick and easy project. So I ordered some Sloan Leggings from Sprout patterns. I’ve mentioned Sprout before. The Sloan Leggings are a pattern by Hey June. And this is definitely a super quick and easy project.     The fabric is printed by Spoonflowe so it comes wrapped nicely.   […]

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Nov 08 2016

More Halloween Fun

Published by under Quilting,Sewing

Some more decoration for Halloween. I worked on a Halloween quilt this year (more details on that in another post). And using the leftover fabric, I decided to make a little festive table decoration. The overall design was pretty simple. Just laid out the squares and sewed them together. After doing so, it wasn’t quite […]

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Nov 05 2016

The force was strong this Halloween

Published by under Cosplay,Dog

This year for Halloween we went full Star Wars. Minnie was Princess Leia and Max was Obi-Wan (at least that’s who I based his jedi robes off of. They were a little less than cooperative with the modeling this year than last year, but I think we still managed to get some decent photos. I […]

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