Monthly Archives: June 2012

Scrappy Child’s Quilt

My latest quilt is another scrappy one.  I’ve been trying to use up some of my scraps, but feel the need to do a non-scrappy one or two next.  This one uses 10 in scrappy blocks that are then put … Continue reading

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Learning from Knitting Mis-steps

I’ve gotten fair at knitting scarves, shawls, hats, etc and for the most part have been pleased with how those projects turn out. I can’t say the same for my attempts at knitting garments.  Take for instance these examples:  the … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Sewing Projects

Here are three simple sewing projects I have done recently.  This first one is a simple sunhat made for my great-niece (just 4 months old) using Butterick pattern B4110. Here is a view of the crown where the seams all … Continue reading

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One Pink Heart Quilt

This quilt was made for a young friend recently diagnosed with breast cancer.  When I asked what color she would like her quilt to be, she said white.  Then she suggested a single pale pink heart in the center.  I … Continue reading

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Blue Silk Scarf

I recently finished knitting this scarf.  I used the pattern Three Sisters Scarves # Three by Monika Steinbauer.  The yarn is Blue Ridge Yarns Silk Shimmer Lace yarn (100% silk. Finished and blocked, the scarf measures 10 in X 66 … Continue reading

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