Category Archives: Accessories

Black and White and Carried All Over…

My sister travels.  A lot. So for Christmas, I wanted to make her a Carry-On Bag that met her needs using the Scrap Bag Bag Pattern.  Christmas came and went and as sometimes happens, the gift was not completed in … Continue reading

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A Manly, but still Secure, Luggage Tag

Colorful Secure Luggage Tags were the gifts of the 2014 Christmas Season. However, even the added level of security they provide could not convince my husband to attach something that colorful to his dark masculine (AKA:  boring) luggage. So he … Continue reading

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Environmentally Sensitive Sewing

Being an environmental engineer in my other life, I have decided we needlartists are an environmentally sensitive group… Reduce – We only buy only what we need! (can’t even say that with a straight face!) Reuse –  In a word … Continue reading

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More Huck Towels

Christmas Gifts for a friend. Huck Towels are perfect for gift giving…and are very relaxing to create! Put on the Christmas Carols, thread up a needle with embroidery thread and one or two hours later… a useful handmade gift! The … Continue reading

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Another Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf

Being able to spend the time finishing UFOs (UnFinished Objects) is about the only positive associated with being sick. The UFOs (and there are many) included this Grey, Black and Handpainted Yarn Linen Stitch Scarf.  Knitting Instructions are found here. … Continue reading

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Angora Linen Stitch Scarf

The Stash contained some vintage black angora.  It had been given to my when the original owner passed away.  She had started to knit the angora into mittens. The angora inspired me to try some of the Patons angora blends. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Vests

A vest was needed to wear with the Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf –  but in the end two vests were sewn! The first vest was sewn with a stretch herringbone suit weight of unknown fiber content. The pattern selected … Continue reading

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