A quick note before I go back to my Rum Swizzle.
A great deal of the beauty in traditional crazy quilting lies, of course, in the purely ornamental “seams” that run along the borders between patches.
In my life there is (and always has been) a constant battle between the useful and the beautiful, the aesthetic and the ergonomic.
For an introduction to what goes on in this column, click here. All of us who make things are prone to funny little peeves and preferences. One of mine–one that I…
Cee Cee has been sick so here I am filling in for her… I figured the best way to do that is share the socks I made her a while…
People who wish to organize themselves often say they’re “getting their ducks in a row.” I envy people with ducks. I don’t have ducks, I have bunnies.
I’ve been looking forward to this part of the challenge. Weaving with self-patterning yarns is always a total gas.
I love having multiple forms of craft in play all at once. I find that I get more finished when I do. It’s refreshing to set aside knitting and play with crochet; or do a bit of weaving and then change over to embroidery. A change, as my grandmother often reminded me when I had finished washing the woodwork and was set about weeding the garden, is as good as a rest.
For an introduction to what goes on in this column, click here. My first idea is seldom my best idea. I started my three-part Zitron Art Deco challenge with knitting. It…
At the end of the day, you can’t just leave one hundred grannies lying naked on your sofa.