Category Archives: Craftsy

Happy National Sewing Month!

Can you believe that it’s September??! YIKES! Where did my summer go? September is National Sewing Month. If you were following my blog last year then you know that I wrote a sewing-related post each day. It was a lot … Continue reading

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Crochet Progress and Shawl 3-5-16

This is the practice blanket that I’d been working on. I was using this to make sure my tension was good and that I was able to make a big swatch of something without dropping or picking up stitches.   … Continue reading

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Sewing A Pillow Cover

My mother-in-law, Karen, lives three doors up the road from us. This comes in very handy when you are getting your only bathroom remodeled and, unlike the guys, you can’t just go into the shed to relieve yourself. This also … Continue reading

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Still Learning to Crochet

The last time I showed you any pictures about my attempts at crocheting I was working on this piece. I had no idea what it was going to be, but I was just practicing my stitches. As you can see, … Continue reading

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Learning to Crochet

If my mom isn’t sewing, she’s crocheting. At least, that’s what I remember from my childhood. She crocheted everything from our Christmas stockings to afghans to angels and ornaments.       She even crocheted the tree skirt for me. … Continue reading

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Memory Quilts – NSM 9-28-15

I know that I said I wasn’t going to post about quilting, but this particular type of quilting has been very prominent in what I’ve been reading about in the last few days. So I guess that I should post … Continue reading

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Leather Purses – NSM 9-27-15

I don’t know about you, but I’m kind of picky when it comes to choosing a purse to carry. Once I have found one that I like I will carry it until it falls apart and I can’t patch it … Continue reading

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