Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fantasy Footwear — Part Two

See the prior post for the back story on this quilt work-in-progress.  After placing all the small pieces and fusing them into place it was time to do the detail stitching.  These photos show some of the stitching.  This first … Continue reading

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Niche in Blue Sweater

I’ve taken on more ambitious knitting projects this past year.  This latest project uses the pattern Nicheby Norah Gaughan.  The yarn is Berroco Maya™ in blue,  color 5632.   The sweater is knitted from the left sleeve cuff to the right.  … Continue reading

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Fantasy Footwear Quilt– the Beginning

This quilt story will be told in multiple posts as I progress from the beginning to the quilt’s completion. The inspiration for this quilt came from an old Stuart Weitzman shoe ad that I tore out of a magazine (don’t … Continue reading

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Modified Girlie Mitts

I liked the cuff and back of this fingerless mitten pattern.  I didn’t like the way the thumb was done, no gusset.  So I changed it.  I “rewrote” the pattern (Girlie Mitts by Kristle Chester) to include a thumb gusset … Continue reading

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