Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kissing Ball Stamp Pillow

There is nothing better than stitching with wool when it’s a handwork project! I love the texture because it’s so soft, supple and cushy. When wool is felted, raw edges look lovely and seams aren’t needed. I also enjoy the rich, dark colors and my preference is hand-dyed wool if I can afford it.

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Pleated Purse-Frame

I’ve always wanted to make a cute little clutch so I thought this was a great opportunity to make the Pleated Purse-Frame Purse from A Bag for All Reasons by Liam Lam.  I went with the alternate size and made it 2” taller.

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My Gifty Galore Project – Evening Star Makeup Case

You'll soon notice a reoccurring theme with me and the projects I take on.  I'm overly ambitious and absolutely love projects made from super small piecing.  I loved this little makeup case from Sweet & Simple Patchwork Gifts by Hisako Arai and Yoko Sanjo and thought it was a great project to work on.  Although I love the look of small pieced projects, I'm not a very patient person.  So this project let me attempt the work of small piecing but at a manageable rate.

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