Heart shaped pot holders for a friend who hosted a Valentine day of crafting at her home.
I baked a banana bread and attached the recipe. Hope she liked it!
Crocheted Baby Converse for a pal who just had a baby girl last Thursday. Could you die? I wanted to put the cirle and star thingy on the side, but lazy bit me in the derriere. Rock 'em hard baby Riley!
I did manage to keep my resolve not to purchase any more books (at the
Ok, it was my husband's fault, he wanted a book out of print and I figured... Oh,well, here's the loot...
This one has tailoring techniques that just didn't make it to the new version. Too bad!
It's from the UK and it's for the Bond, hello?
Not that I would wear cubes on my boobies or lanterns for sleeves, but the pattern techniques are inspirations and, dare I, dramatic pause mindblowing, there I said it! As a former professional patternmaking, it is fabulously intriguing to me how to make 3D shapes from flat patterns. After I received Pattern Magic 2 and was gasping at page after page, I just had to order Pattern Magic 1. Suffice it to say, though, I won't be ordering #3, which is knits and just doesn't have the same cache. Did you sense the snobbery? Good, wasn't hiding it.
I know it screams 80's, because it is. It's totally for techniques and inspiration. **laughing, hand to chest, donning most incredulous expression** you don't really think I was going to knit these ridiculously dated sweaters? **hiding stripe swatches with the other hand**.
I won't bother listing hubby's books...who cares! Momma's happy!