Who doesn't love trees?! Besides being one of the most successful life forms on Earth, trees are the lungs of our planet. Majestic and sometimes dangerous they are also, but I think one of the main reasons we humans have such a symbolic attachment to the Tree as a concept is that we tend to... Continue Reading →
Here's another project that fits firmly into the "tired of staring at it because it's been sitting on my desk for over a year so I might as well finish it" category! There's no real reason that it took me so long to finish, other than I got continuously distracted by other projects and lost... Continue Reading →
After making a washcloth in Tunisian Simple Stitch, I promise you will swear off all other washcloths.
Are you being crowded out of your own life by piles of junk? I know I was. That point was driven home, in fact, when my closet shelf collapsed under the weight of my junk, spreading books and clothes and fabric aaaaaaaall over the bedroom floor. I knew it was time to cut down. Messages... Continue Reading →
A great mother’s day gift, especially if made from the grandkids’ old outgrown t-shirts! The color block or ombre look gives interest while the simple stitch pattern makes this a sturdy, uncomplicated project that you can finish in one relaxing weekend morning.
Again with the documenting old stuff. This time it's crocheted T-shirt rugs, in three different flavors... MERRY PRANKSTER CATHEDRAL CANDY SHOP I made all of these small-ish circular-ish accent rugs by crocheting around strips of upcycled cotton t-shirt. The method of using worsted weight yarn to crochet around the t-shirt is a lot more effective, time... Continue Reading →
Poufs, ottomans, small stools, floor cushions (n.) - furniture that allows me to lay around on the ground like a lazy slob while giving off the appearance of being classy. With five patterns and five iconic pieces, this collection is a both practical and inspirational gallery to get you started on the perfect warm-weather furniture... Continue Reading →
An unusually warm spell in the past week has nudged my thoughts toward all things lacy and airy in anticipation of sunnier skies - although my native Midwest instincts recognize this mild front for the cruel annual joke that it is. Still, the promise of thaw is hovering nearer and I am hurrying my bulky... Continue Reading →