I've participated in 2 swaps since I joined the Denver Quilt Guild in February. The first thing we did was a bag swap. After looking through a lot of cool bags (many I still want to make sometime!), I ended up making the Peekaboo Chevron Tote. I even made fabric covered buttons...which was so much… Continue reading Denver Quilt Guild…Swaps
Wow! I didn't mean to be absent for so long from the blog! And, since I haven't posted in so long, I still haven't shared my friend Sam's donation project: Bertie's Blankets. Sam decided to make some blankets to donate to Trinity Hospice in honor of her Dad and the care he received there. Initially,… Continue reading Bertie’s Blankets
I've been doing a little sewing this past month and have some fun things to share! Sorry for the long post, but I hope you enjoy the pictures :) Last month I joined Sam and Stacey for a meeting with the Denver Quilt Guild. It was perfect timing because they were just starting a quilting… Continue reading Quilting!
As I briefly mentioned before, I spent last weekend with my friends at our annual knitting retreat, Camp WannaKnitKnit. We stayed in a lovely house in the mountains and enjoyed yummy food, good company and knitting, of course! Prior to the weekend, a few of us got together to sew these fun knitting project bags… Continue reading Camp WannaKnitKnit
A couple of months ago a friend had an open house to showcase hand-dyed yarns and patterns from Myra Garcia of Fancy Image Yarns. Myra had some lovely yarns, and I picked up 1 skein of a really pretty fingering weight yarn, 50% merino wool/50% tencel. I decided to knit the Old Shale Scarf pattern by… Continue reading Old Shale Scarf