National Sewing Month

The American Sewing Guild had a great turn out at the Rohnert Park Library for National Sewing Month.  There were sewing, quilting and paper piecing demonstrations.  Many people showed up and showed a lot of interest, especially the children.  I was there all day and sewed a peek-a-boo pouch and a child’s reversible apron. IContinue reading “National Sewing Month”

Sew for the Beauty of it.

Sewing enthusiast, You are cordially invited to attend our yearly event at the Rohnert Park Public Library. The event will take place on Saturday, September 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Members will provide sewing demonstrations throughout the event. Please help spread the word to anyone who may be interested in participating and/ or joiningContinue reading “Sew for the Beauty of it.”

Tea Party Banner

  Supplies: 11 12″x 12″ scrapbook sheets White scrap paper (embossed with the Cuddle Bug Embosser) Roll of lace beads Multiple patterned paper Hot Glue gun I used the die cut machine (Cricut) to make this Tea Party banner.  Started with 12″ x 12″ scrapbook sheets I got for free because Michael’s Craft store wasContinue reading “Tea Party Banner”

Tiny Raglan Sweater Ornaments

Tiny Raglan Ornament Materials: Fingering to DK weight yarn, variegated and self-striping yarns give a particularly nice effect. Set of 5 double-point needles, of a size to give you the gauge you want. A contrasting-colored waste yarn (10 inches or so will do.) These are easy and fast to knit.  I knitted these a couple ofContinue reading “Tiny Raglan Sweater Ornaments”

Knitted Fingerless Gloves

Fingerless Gloves This is a great project for the cold months and can be knitted in a couple of hours, depending on your sill level.  They can be knitted on straight needles or pattern can be adjusted for double pointed needles for circular knitting.  Make two.  Fits a regular size hand.  The pattern below isContinue reading “Knitted Fingerless Gloves”

2 Color Reversible Boot Cuff Pattern

2 Color Reversible Boot Cuff Pattern Last winter, my sister sent me a picture of crocheted boot cuffs and asked if I could knit them for her.  The boot cuffs looked easy enough and I knitted a pair for her.  While surfing Pinterest, I noticed the boot cuffs are everywhere.  The boot cuffs can beContinue reading “2 Color Reversible Boot Cuff Pattern”

Sparkling knitted short row ruffle scarf

  What girl doesn’t like anything sparkly.  This short row ruffle scarf is fast and easy to make.  All you need to know is how to knit every row.  It’s done is garter stitch with short rows without wrapping just turning the work.  To purchase go to Etsy Supplies: 70g of a lace weight yarn (IContinue reading “Sparkling knitted short row ruffle scarf”

Hand Knitted Ear Flap Hat/Beanie

This is my favorite knitting pattern of all time. I love knitting hats because they are quick projects that don’t require a lot of yarn and they can be personalized in so many ways. I love ear flaps because my ears get cold in my office! Sizes XS, S, M, L Supplies: Size 9 orContinue reading “Hand Knitted Ear Flap Hat/Beanie”

My Awesome Craft Room

When we bought our house in 2012, it came with a 7’X11’ ft. playhouse in the backyard.  The previous owners used it as her craft room.  It was the ideal setting for my craft room.  This playroom is bright with 3 large windows and 2 smaller windows which makes it ideal for crafting.  Featured belowContinue reading “My Awesome Craft Room”