My 61 year-old husband’s grandmother is turning 100 in a couple of weeks!! This a woman who got a speeding ticket at 90 years old after buying a red sports car. She lived alone in her own home until 96 when she fell and broke her hip.I thought a shawl would be the perfect gift to brighten up even sleep or lounge wear for someone in a wheel chair. I did not want it too long, warm or wide so that was easy to use sitting inside....more
My local quilt shop has been hosting retreat days called "Fabulous Fridays"- where the shop is open for 12 hours. For a modest fee, you reserve a space and get dinner.In case you haven't guessed yet, there was one yesterday. (And I attended). I was determined to come home with at least one finished product.Success!I finished my Wee Wander firefly quilt top.I nearly finished by "Jewels in the Curio" top. I left one of the 4 middle border pieces at home, so I hit a stopping point....more
This pattern was originally for an over the shoulder purse but I fold one side in half to make a crocheted clutch. I love this adaptable pattern because it uses up scrap yarn of any thickness, adjusts to any size of hook and is the basic pattern for any size of bag that you might wish to create....more
If you're anything like me (a hoarder) you have plenty of jeans sitting around that are destined for greater things, or maybe just cutoffs... that works too.
Since moving from Washington to Florida this summer I decided it was time to finally transform those jeans I've had for the past 7-8 years....more