I made Josten a lunch sack for Valentines Day. I didn't use a pattern, I just kind of made it up as I went. It's pretty easy to figure out.
Projects on My Plate
Monday, February 23, 2009
Thursday, February 12, 2009
I've found yet another fabulous and free pattern from Heather Bailey, who is quickly becoming a close friend of mine (her website at least). I've been wanting a pin cushion for quite some time, but I didn't want the ordinary old tomato that comes standard at most stores. I wanted pop and pizzaz! Well, I got it here at good ol' Heather's site, where she has a free pattern for her "Square Deal" pin cushions. They're pretty easy, yet so fabulous! Here's the site. Look on the side bar for "Square Deal" pin cushion.
This one was my first one, not as cute, but it's still better than the tomato!
Friday, February 6, 2009
After 7 months of living without one, I finally decided to make myself a nursing cover. The blanket gets old quick when nursing in public due to the heat it traps in around the baby and the mommy's body. I also go sick of having to isolate myself so I didn't have to nurse in front of anyone. So here is the answer to my problems. I didn't use a pattern for this, although I know of plenty of sites that have them, if you are interested. All I did, was I measured around my Chest how big I would need it, and how long I wanted it, and cut it appropriatly. You can add trim if you like, just make sure you stick boning in the hem on the top before you sew it all up on the sides. You'll need about 1 foot of boning.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
I've been crocheting hats like crazy lately, and I'm not sure why. It could be perhaps the cold weather, or maybe that I've been on a huge de-junking spree and I have TONS of yarn just laying around not being used, or it could be that maybe I just truly wanted to do it. Well, it could be a combo of the three. Whatever the reason, I've made three hats in the last week, one for Sienna, one for Breck, and one for a church service auction. They're all brown, so you can guess what color yarn was the surplus.
This is Sienna's Hat
These next three are Breck's hat, I just thought all these pictures were so cute, and I couldn't pick just one.
This is the hat for the auction
I found a free pattern for these on a website, and just HAD to make them! What I love about them is that you do it all by hand. No machienes, although you could probably use a machiene if you wanted, but the unique-ness of these is in the hand stitching. These are the first pair I have made (of many more to come, I'm sure) for little Vanceroo. To print off a free pattern, click here.