Friday, May 19, 2017

Getting Into the Dirt


These are more quiet book pages.
This one is a playful little caterpiller over a flower garden.


He's a puzzle one of the children can put back together and then button the flowers on and off.


Then I made a garden with some nice vegetables.




I'm not sure about the snaps.  Even my six year old had problems with them.  


This is a dutch garden since there is a windmill in it.


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sandra's Quilt


This is a quilt using oriental fabrics. 


I quilted bamboo on it.


You can see the quilting a little better on the backside.



Thursday, May 11, 2017

Julie's Quilt


This is a very cute owl quilt.


 Doodles with some special quilting on the owl.


Monday, May 8, 2017

Dear Jane Keeps Moving On


I've now finished on rows A,B,C, blocks 7,8,9 


Shown below are the blocks that I considered the most difficult.  Most of the blocks are paper pieced and these had a lot of little pieces.


Things aren't turning out super perfect but this is just for me and I like having fun doing it.  I get a little bit fussy but not too fussy.


This is everything I have done so far.  It's rather nice  that I post my projects.  I put the pic of this one on and saw that I had sewn the last section on wrong.  So rip, rip, rip and sew again.  Now it is fine.


Friday, May 5, 2017

Last Row by Row

This is the last of the Row by Row's that I received.  This is from Leavenworth.  This is my second from Leavenworth so one of them was not from the water themed year, but I don't know which is which.  They always use the  mountain theme as it is part of their logo.


I think there is a sleeping fisherman.



Here is a photo at Leavenworth from last month when my husband and I went for a few days.  This was our view from our balcony.   I loved the snow on the mountains.


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Some Granddaughter Things

I've been sewing and knitting for my granddaughters.  This post has lots of pics because I like them.
Since Eloise is the oldest, she is the one to outgrow things. Such as aprons.  The younger ones can wear the smallest ones, but she's been coming over and putting on my aprons since the others were too small.  So I sewed her an apron.


 with a cute little bow.


I used a pattern that I had and adjusted it to the look that I wanted.




And then I wanted to make her a hoodie.  So here it is.



It even has pockets.





And so Juliet looked at my magazines and told me what she wanted.  And the color.  She was always calling it an outfit, not a sweater.  I couldn't figure it out.  


When I gave it to her, she asked me where the rest of it was.  The pic showed a girl wearing a jean skirt and a knitted hat (that goes with the sweater) and she was expecting all  that.  I told her I'd make the hat for her when I ordered more yarn, but she'd have to ask her mom for the skirt.  It is really interesting how children think.  She just turned 5.  Cuteness.


She really likes the pom-poms.



I'm getting ready for summer with this little romper for Natalie.


 I just used pictures and a couple of patterns I have to make this one.  There are a lot of cute knitted rompers on pinterest with just pics and no pattern or the patterns are in Russian, Spanish or other languages.  So I figured I'll just have to find some basic pattern and adjust it to what I want.


I liked the cables on this one.
Aren't her eyes amazing?


So here is June wearing it.


Thanks for looking.  Have a great day.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Little Prizes

These are all little crochets for prizes for little girls.  It's hard to keep up with them.
They are all listed on my ravelry page.  From there you can go to the free instructions, if they have any.  Some things I do look at pictures and construct from those.
This bee is one of those.



Here are a couple of seahorses.  Some of my family didn't know what they were.




A starfish.  My daughter was teaching about the sea, therefore I crocheted these sea creatures.


I saw this cute pattern of chickens, so I had to do them.



Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Knitting for June

I love doing baby knitting.  And June is getting the benefits of this knitting.
This is a romper I found on pinterest.  One of those many cute things that are written in another language. But I have a romper pattern that I used and was able to do the coloring like the original.


Ravelry link.  Here you can find all about the nice yarn and the pattern that I used.  The yarn was very soft and lay nicely in this romper.



This is a pixie hat that I knit up in one evening for June.  Her mom found this hat for sale on Etsy.  She also sold the pattern, so I bought it.  Very easy and cute.