My Boteh Scarf

My Boteh Scarf

This scarf has spentĀ a long time in the “finished but need to block” pile. I have a few of those. I have now gotten over my fear of blocking – wetting and pinning out a finished crochet/knitted piece to give it better form. All of the thoughts run...
Up cycled Dress to Bag

Up cycled Dress to Bag

When a friend called and asked me if I could make her a bag from a dress she brought, I thought mmm, yes. She brought this cute, handmade number and fell in love with the fabric. It’s a beautiful linen with dear on it. Not a bad score for $6. So I got on...
Editing photos on the iPad

Editing photos on the iPad

Since I got my iPad and started relying more and more on doing my everyday computer stuff on it, I have become less inclined to edit my photos properly. I also think that’s why I haven’t blogged as much, not being happy with the photographs. This year...
Sewing tip

Sewing tip

When top stitching with a magnetic snap, put your walking foot (even feed foot) onto your sewing machine. It helps feed the fabric through and helps prevent the magnet from sticking to your plate. Top stitching with a magnetic snap in the fabric always makes me a bit...