It’s hard to finish up any kind of sewing project without having at least a little bit left over. After making the Fleece & Fur blankets I have about a 1/4 of a yard of each kind of fleece (I made 3 total) and that’s only one project. As much as I’d love to have […]
Punch needle embroidery is a wonderfully relaxing activity. Until you get your thread knotted up and you want to throw it all out the window. It’s not quite as bad with the standard six strand embroidery floss but it is a complete nightmare with the size 5 pearl cotton that I prefer. Pearl cotton has […]
In the hierarchy of old time forgotten skills you can’t get more useful than knowing how to sew on a button. Sure it’s not as flashy as hand milking a herd of cows or building a house out of mud. But it’s probably going to come in handy more often. Chances are petty good you’ve […]
This festive flower combines two ornaments I’ve made in the past; my Yo-yo Ornaments and my Prairie Point Ornaments (let’s all ignore the photos on that one ok?) Prairie Point Ornament Supplies (per ornament): (6) 3 inch squares cut from red and white fabric (1) 1 3/4inch white yoyo (I use the Clover Large Yo-Yo […]
I love the look of felted wool appliques and decorations. Especially around the holidays, they lend a soft and buttery texture to the room.