The Wedding Quilt blocks are finished,
but I can't show them here!
Now I will begin putting the quilt together.
In the meantime,
I have done a little "non secret" sewing
and have a couple of things to show here.
My new quilting buddies all wanted to learn how to make the
Yesterday we all gathered here with supplies in hand and began the adventure.
I am making two bags at once.
The exterior piece is straight line quilted with variegated thread.
This is the exterior for the second bag.
I've had these fabrics for years!
It's good to get them out and made into something.
The zippers are in on the interior for the second bag.
Following this tutorial helps so much in making these bags.
Hopefully I will have finished bags to show soon!
I have been able to knit some on my
"Under the Oak" shawl the past couple of weeks.
After ripping it all out because of TWO mistakes
and starting over,
things are moving along nicely.
The pattern calls for one more cable,
but I may make two more.
After the body is finished,
a band is knitted onto the shawl.
For all of you more experienced knitters,
how do I knit so the little openings don't form on the side of the
I have pulled the yarn as tight as I can when knitting
these rows, but get the little openings.
This isn't quite as portable as a sock!