Day Nine

I finished the swaddling cloths for the grandchild today. After watching a dozen or more videos on how easy a rolled hem presser foot was to use (yeah, right), I gave up and pressed and sewed the hems with my regular foot. The good news is they turned out fine! However,the experience (and steam iron … Continue reading Day Nine

Day Seven

My creative tool of choice today was my seam ripper. Counterintuitive, I know, but sometimes to go forward, you must back up first! I had previously decided I would frame my crumb blocks, but I just didn’t like the way they looked. (Took me 22 blocks to make that decision.) So I put that project … Continue reading Day Seven

Day Six

Another day of crumb catching. Dug out the blocks I started last year. I had originally planned to frame each block with white, but I didn’t really like the way they looked…so into a box they went to be dealt with another day. I’ll get cozy with my seam ripper tomorrow and take all the … Continue reading Day Six

Day Five

Another day of crumb catching, though no blocks to share yet. I did start working on a crochet project that’s been waiting in the wings since before Christmas. Now that I’ve made a blanket for everyone in my family that wanted one, I’ve started on one for ME. The yarn looks black in the photo, … Continue reading Day Five

Day Four

A slow, not particularly productive day though I did work on some crumb blocks today. As an unrelated aside, I baked the first loaves (cranberry walnut) from my sourdough starter. Not a bad Wednesday. crumb blocks in process pre-oven cranberry walnut sourdough bread

Day Two

Today I worked on the binding on the baby quilt for my first grandchild, a granddaughter Madeline, due in March. I started this project at quilt camp last September and had it quilted a while ago. Once the binding is finished, I’ll be ready to attach the label and send it in a big box … Continue reading Day Two