Yesterday I was at JoAnns getting some fabrics, yarn and other things for students in my classes when I saw this:
Immediately I thought … Earrings!!! This morning I decided to put this thought into action.
All the buttons and rings lined up.
First I lined up all the supplies. And then added them to head pins. Well…it made the earring too long. I took out all the rings and they are perfect!
Close up. I LOVE these!!
I love these earrings and will be wearing them ALL day!
I finally learned how to knit two socks at a time on the SAME needle!!
I am totally loving this method of sock knitting! The pattern is Scatterby Socks by Amy Stringer. The yarn is from White Birch Fiber Arts and I’m totally in love with it.
See how the pattern and the yarn complement each other?! It’s so hard to put this project down!
Once again, I have not been able to work on my SAL project! Life right now has been super busy and I have only been working on things for my business. I hope to get back on track soon.
I know that the others in our SAL group have been working on some pretty amazing stitcheries. Please go take a look and if you’d like to join our group please click on “Avis” below, she has all the details.
Avis, Claire, Gun, Carole, Sue, Constanze, Debbierose, Christina, Kathy, Margaret, Cindy, Helen, Linda,Heidi, Jackie, Sunny, Hayley, Megan, Catherine, Deborah, Connie, Clare, Mary Margaret, Renee, Jenny,Carmela, Jocelyn, Sharon
Everyone in our family loves to read! Quite a few of my students like reading as well. I decided to come up with an easy-to-make bookmark.
These are what I came up with. I cut two fabrics and one piece of fleece 7.5″ x 4″, added some ribbon to two of them and sewed the up. Easy, peasy! The one on the right has already flown to Santa Barbara – the other two are in the studio as samples. I might make up a whole bunch of these as stocking stuffers this Christmas!
Yesterday was spent in the studio working on samples for my students. One of my students wants to make a tiered, ruffled skirt – she is 9 years old so it had to be somewhat simple.
I chose these fabrics and decided to make a miniature skirt for a doll that could easily, with a bit of math, be made for any size.
Here it is. I realized just now looking at the photo that it appears a bit lopsided. It isn’t. I hope the student likes it. She can decide to make the ruffles and tiers as ruffly as she would like. We can even add more if she wants. We’ll see what she comes up with!
It seems that lately I am mostly making samples for my summer camps and classes!
I know this guy is sort of wacky looking!! I am totally in love with him. He is my own design and I am hoping the kids in this week’s camp will want to try to make him!!
These were made from a pattern and are super simple to make. They include three different crochet stitches (DC, HDC, and SC). One camper from last week already made a pair for herself in a cream colored yarn and they were so cute!!
I always feel like I need to upgrade my sample projects for the kids in my classes and camps!
I made this cute little butterfly pin that I saw on Youtube. It is quite quick to make up. I wonder who will make this little guy?
A new little purse to carry things in and…
A cute little pouch that I almost lost! Dear Hubby decided that this one was perfect for his sunglasses. I’ll have to whip up another one just for him!