I’m not afraid to admit that I’m terrified of knit fabric. Cotton is so stable and solid — the edges meet nicely, my needles behave with it and it isn’t complicated. Knits, on the other hand, have never seemed to like me. They slip around, are temperamental with even the best stretch needles… I could … Continue reading Figuring Out Knits
I am so sick of winter. It’s been snowy and cold and… is my quarantine showing? But in all seriousness, this has been a tough winter on everyone. Just to keep things interesting, I had a baby in December. A pandemic wasn’t tough enough, right? She’s the light of my life, but she’s really good … Continue reading Is it Summer Yet?
I’m no stranger to baby clothes, but this is my first time making clothing for my baby. After years of gifting baby knits to other people, I feel like I’ve been training for this for a while. Sewing is a newer hobby for me, but it’s easily become one of my favourites. Honestly, I don’t … Continue reading The Cutest Clothes
Based on how this quilt went, the title should be “My First and Last Quilt”, but I’m no quitter. At first I wasn’t sure if I wanted to share these projects, but then I got out of my own head and wondered what I expected from my first quilts. They weren’t going to be perfect, … Continue reading Adventures in Quilting
My co-worker is pregnant, and we both have Pinterest, so obviously I have been spending most of my free time crocheting cute baby things. Most of them are photo props, because let’s be real: What baby is going to keep a floppy bunny hat on their head for more than five seconds? But the sets … Continue reading Crochet Baby Sets