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Office Curtains

One of the items on my list from the last post is almost ready to be crossed off!

Sadly, purple just does not photograph well. The colors of the fabrics I used are lavender and dark purple: 276 more words

Other Crafts

Feeling Loose and Pattern Free

My machine knitting course came to an end in March, and while knitting up small samples has been a really useful way to learn new techniques, I was definitely ready for something a bit meatier. 541 more words


Ebenezer Lace Corner Detail

This is the corner detail of my Ebenezer Lace project. It is an original design, in size 40 thread. I worked the border blossoms with the roll stitch across the center of each blossom, and clones knots sprinkled throughout like baby’s breath. 90 more words


Light as a feather scarf

This 63-inch long scarf weighs about as much as a feather. It’s knit with a mohair-blend lace yarn in shades of blue and white, so it’s intended as a year-round decorative accessory. 13 more words


Medallion Improv!

I’m excited to be offering a class beginning on April 24, at one of my favorite local quilt shops. Inspirations, in Hills, IA, will host in Nancy’s wonderful upstairs classroom. 197 more words


Topiary Trees with Candi

I’m a bit behind on my posts this week… This is a pair of topiary trees that I made especially for the Craftwork Cards Candi Week, and they’re a giveaway prize over at their blog (still chance to enter if you’re really quick!). 66 more words

Original Designs

Patchwork Skirt

A while ago I was wasting time on Pinterest looking at craft stuff hoping for some inspiration when I saw a pic from a lady who was cutting her scraps into hexagons ready to make a patchwork quilt. 563 more words