Category Archives: Accessories

More Huck Towels

Huck Embroidery is fun to do and creates beautiful towels for gifting. Different colors of embroidery threads are fed under “floats” in the toweling in geometric patterns. Red, yellow, orange and purple were used to stitch this sampler towel for … Continue reading

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Katniss Wrap

“Wait!  You can make that?  I want one!” Words any sewer or knitter wants to hear from her adult children. She attends college in the cold northwest, so scarves and hats have already been knit and (hopefully) worn. This is … Continue reading

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Destashification Climbing Leaves Scarf – Free Pattern

The opportunity to knit presented itself over the last few days, so I was able to finish up a scarf I had been working on. The center section of the scarf is a Destashification Modification of a large leaf pattern … Continue reading

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Cosmetics and Jewelry Case

My daughter actually ASKED me to make her something! She needed a cosmetic and jewelry case that would work for traveling and for the dorm room. We visited The Stash and she selected a Stars and Moon Face fabric.  A … Continue reading

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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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