A Flurry Of Blankets

    A few months ago, I reorganised my atelier a little bit, shifting my sewing and painting supplies around.  During that time, I found a large cut of fleece I had purchased a very long time ago to make a blanket with for when we go camping.  That started a flurry of blanket-making, ending with a total of four – two for us humans and two for the furry.. Read More

Fair Isle Star And A Small Finish

  Fair Isle Star pattern on Etsy   Ever since coming back from Norway, I have been wanting to make something with the Fair Isle Star pattern.  I wanted it to be quick and easy and that ruled out any knitting or cross-stitch projects at this time.  I wanted instant gratification, so I made a paper piecing pattern.  I have been stitching a lot of fairly intricate blocks lately, so.. Read More

Small Finishes

Last couple of weeks were mostly spent working on custom patterns, so I didn’t get much sewing done after that.  However, I did manage to finish this scarf I have been knitting every night after dinner.  I love wearing scarves, and I also love making them.  There’s nothing like the instant gratification of a fast knitting pattern for scarves!  The Gentle Stripes Scarf pattern fits the bill perfectly. Here is.. Read More