I finished up the Park West Bag for my best friend’s birthday! Her favorite color is purple and she loves tigers. I really hope she loves this bag.
I finished up my mom’s OSU quilt for her 75th birthday. I am happy it turned out so nice and that she loved it. This was the first quilt that I attached a message tag. I was able to use a few brushes in Photoshop and add a little flourish to the tag. I found… Continue reading OSU Birthday Quilt
As promised, here is my quilt book for my great nephew Braxton. One great feature of this book is that the attached ears continue onto every page. I used fabric markers to personalize his book like I did for Olivia’s book. Another book filled with lots of love…
I found the cutest quilt book to sew together at my local quilt shop. When I saw this book I immediately thought of my great niece Olivia. I thought she would get a kick out of the owl and fox. This is the first time I had seen a project like this, much less made… Continue reading Quilt Book for Olivia
This troll hat is for my 4 year old troll loving great-niece Olivia. I am trying very hard to keep up with her changing favorite things. So far her love has gone from My Little Pony, mermaid tail blankets, Shopkins and now Trolls. She definitely allows me plenty of practice on my crochet skills. I… Continue reading Poppy the Troll Hat
I decided to try my luck at making a messy bun hat for my niece Ciara. This is the first time I have made a hat from the bottom up. She requested natural/neutral looking colors. I thought these colors would look great on her.
I am working on this pattern for my best friend Romelie. (I will post this Rome after you have seen your gift.) I wanted to make her a teddy bear and her favorite color is purple. I didn’t have to go far to find a pattern. One of my favorite crochet book series is “Zoomigurumi“. … Continue reading Theodore the Teddy Bear
I started working on one of my classes I purchased at Craftsy. This particular class is called “Crocheting in the Round“. It is the 2nd class that I have taken from Stacey Trock. She offers the best classes with amazing instructions and videos.Here is my first attempt at starting one of the hats. I was… Continue reading Beanie Hat
When all the pieces are ready, you will need to block them. I usually just soak my pieces in cold water, then roll them out with a bath towel. The towel will get the majority of the water out. I laid out and pinned my sweater back (right side facing up) while it was still… Continue reading Baby Pullover Sweater, Part 4: Blocking & Finishing
Here is the front of my sweater before I finished up the neckline. This is with the completed neckline finished off. If you would like to see the start of this sweater along with pattern info, go HERE.