Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Christmas Sewing Almost Done....

I'm almost done with Alex's top wohoo, i didn't do the ruffle correctly though oops, i realized after i had the side ones on they should have went on last ohwell.

i'll post pictures when i'm done.

Friday, December 7, 2007

Christmas Sewing

I finally managed to get Alex's xmas top cut out and Ryker is getting a matching tie.
Now to hopefully sew them tonight. I'll post pictures when i get done.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Made to Fit Pants & Fleece outfits

Fleece from Joanns fabric store, Sheep for Alex & Tools for Ryker
Pattern : Kwik sew for Children & Kwik Sew for Toddlers

Pants for Ryker Flannel Skulls
Pattern:Easy Fit Pants

Crayon Roll & Matching Tote

Cute crayon Roll .. tutorial from here ...Skip To My Lou

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Rosewood Shawl/Wrap

I finished in time to give as a birthday gift.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

A Few Finished things....

I managed to get the fleece pants done to match the fleece shirts done and embroidered a reindeer on a sweatshirt i made for Ryker.

I'll get pics up soon hopefully.

I still need to print out pieces for Alex's Christmas dress & make a matching tie for Ryker.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Giraffe Halloweem Costume Pictures

Ryker's Costume I made~

Ryker Modeling ~

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Sweatshirts Finished

I just need to weave in serger tails and fray check and then embroider on the front of them.

Pictures later

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Tracing & Cutting

I managed to get a pullover sweatshirt from kwik sew toddler and child trace & cut out for both kids .. now to cut into the sweatshirt fabric and hope i have enough for both.

I plan to use a cute free christmas font i got on sewforum on the sweatshirts and a cute embroidery also on it.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Calometry Finished with pictures

The top picture shows the true color of the yarn

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Nana's JetPack Halloween Cover

Heres the cover i made for my carrier to carry Ryker in on halloween.

Some Sewing

I got the cover done for halloween to cover the nanas jetpack as part of Ryker's halloween costume. Next i need to trace out and cut out sweatshirts for both kids since i have a bunch of sweatshirt fleece left.I then also want to make a knitting needle roll.

Thursday, October 4, 2007

Learning To Spin Yarn........

I got my Learn to spin kit i bought on Etsy. Like it so far :)

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Drooling Over Knit Picks Nickel Plated Interchangable Needle Set ...

Yeah i'm now wishing knit picks took paypal as a payment form.

I really want the Nickel Plated Interchangable Set Nicke Plated Interchangable Set

& I want to buy size 0 in 32" fixed nickel plated circular, size 1(2.55mm) 32",size 2(2.75mm) 23", size 332" also Nickel Plated fixed Circulars

Off to work on the birthday gift i'm knitting.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Knitting Rambling & Some Sewing Also

I'm about to do a gauge swatch for some LTK Stripey Slippers for Ryker.

I bought a kit on etsy to try out spinning roving into yarn.

I got a knitting needle roll cut out need to go through the ribbon i have and find a good tie for it.

I also want to find a cut Apple embroider and embroider on the cover fabric since it's the apple cord fabric.

off to work on the swatch

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Thinking Of Frogging .....

Blah I'm thinking of frogging the picky pants for Ryker. I'm ready to start the legs but cant' grasp the concept of magic loop to do both legs at once. I looked at this photo album showing it....
But still doesn't help and plus those photos are for wonderpants and i'm using the LTK Picky Pant pattern.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

LTK Pants Almost Done........

I'm about 65% done. I'm getting closer to starting on the legs.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Knitting News....

I got into
so i'm gonna record my progress on works in progress there :)
will still post pictures here also. :)

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Alex in her birthday outfit

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Recent Finished Stuff

Old Elmo Flannel Pants they finally fit her waist LOL

Kimberly Modeling the LTK Capri's no icord needed she's a chunko

Modeling a romper from Otto 3/07 #5 without the ruffles

Shirt for my cousin Logan whose birthday was the same day as Alex 8/11.

Alex's Birthday Shirt

I couldn't figure how to hoop it so i could get the paw higher up so it's half off the short leg :( hope it doesnt unravel i put a bunch of fray check on it. :(

Monday, July 30, 2007

Diaper Sewing......

Well i just got a email from Wazoodle saying they didn't have celery instock like it showed on their site. so i was refunded some $$.
They also said my order shipped on Friday.

I can't wait to get it so i can start sewing diapers.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Diaper Sewing Soon...........

I just ordered the FattyCake Diaper pattern. I also ordered 8yds of PUL total in 2 colors Celery & Turquoise and 4yds of organic cotton Fleece, 4yds of microfleece in celery green, 1 10yd bag of 1/4 lastin elastic,1 50yd bag of 1/2 lastin elastic.

I ordered from Wazoodle

Monday, July 16, 2007

Still Knitting Along

I'm still working on the 2nd leg on the capri's. The yarn striping it making it very cute.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Picky Pant Capri Progress

I'm now working on the 2nd leg so not much longer til it's done.

Monday, July 9, 2007

A Progress Pic of LTK Capri's & a hat......


Reverable Dress sized 18Months~

Knee Length Shorts~ size 5 or 6 pants view#22 otto 3/07

Close up of belt loops~

Reverable Dress sized 4T~

Friday, July 6, 2007

LTK Picky Pant Capri's so far.....

Taken with crappy web camera lol........

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Skirt Frogger...Started Picky Pants Capri's

I started Capri Picky Pants for Kimberly instead of trying to do the skirt and will just add a girly cuff to the capri's.

Friday, June 29, 2007

LTK Flirty Skirt sized Large

I'm just starting on a skirt for Kimberly :)

off to tend to the kids then try and knit some :)

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Skull Cap finished

I finished the hat i started the other night. Won't post pics til next week though.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Knitting Looms.....

I'm trying to get back into knitting. I dug out a red circle knifty knitter and am starting to work on a hat for Alex.

Friday, June 15, 2007

Lots of Fabric Cuting & Other Ramblings

I'm also deleting my knitting blog since i hardly knit and i think i'll just add knitting stuff to this blog when i do knit again.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Recent Sewing

Otto 1/07 sized 86 for Ryker Yes i was in a hurry and serged to the wrong side lol so the sering is on the outside.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Easy Seam Allowances

I found out about this through the ottobre magazine yahoo group.

Mine is 24in

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

SewBaby Reversable Dress & more

Main Front


Buttoned Up

Cute Halter from McCalls M5303 sized L

Close up of button

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Lots Of Tracing

I'm on another tracing patterns kick.

Going to hopefully put the coverstitch machine on layway tonight :)

off to finish tracing

Friday, May 18, 2007

Coverstitch Machine

I think i'm gonna tell Dustin tonight i want to just buy the coverstich machine and i'll just keep dreaming about the embrodiery machine a while longer.

I already have a dealer i want to buy from
I want to buy the Janome 1000CP they offer lifetime classes and last i checked it was priced at $549 which great.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Lemon Outfit........ must buy more of this fabric lol

Pattern~ McCalls M5036 top D capri F size 5
Umm yeah i should have used the whole length of elastic it called for on the back for the halter oops it's a little tight and same with the pants opps. Alex is still wearing them right now though :)

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Keychains with pictures

I need to buy key fob hardware next time i decided to do keychains... but they didn't turn out too bad.

Ryker's Birthday Outfit with pictures......

Ryker's birthday outfit.. I had to chop the legs in some since when i tried them on they looked like pants LOL. I didn't get the instructions for the collar and gave up and just did binding with knit fabric and i messed up on the snaps near the bottom ooops. He'll have a white t-shirt on under that shirt though.

Friday, May 4, 2007

Key Chains.....

I found a neat keychain tutorial..

KeyChain Tutorial

Thursday, May 3, 2007

Tracing Done.....

Yippie i got the tracing done for a dress for Alex. I also got it cut out and the patterns for the shirt and shorts for Ryker's birthday cut out just need to cut into the fabric and get it sewn up.

New Patterns...

I went to buy stuff for keychains and bought 2 patterns figured i'd try and venture away from my comfort zone of what i will trace.
Mcall's M5036 & M5303

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Lots of Idea's.......

I'm getting ready to trace out a outfit for Ryker to wear on his birthday.

His outfit is gonna be made from Otto 3/06 view#9 and 2/05 view #25
Now i just need to find cut matching fabrics.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Recent Finished Items.... With Pictures

Tank top Otto 4/04 view#33 sized 104/5 Boxers view#37 sized 110/6

Tank 4/04 view#33 sized 110

Sunday, March 25, 2007

More Sewing Done.....

I'm still not brave enough to upload pictures to this computer yet.

I got a t-shirt and shorts cut out in a dinasour knit fabric earlier while Ryker was naping.

I need to cut out some more t-shirt tank tops for the summer, need to cut into the decor 100% cotton fabric to make the kids some shorts and maybe get brave and try and make myself some capri's.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

More Sewing

I've gotten a few things done but wont post pictures til we have a new computer since i don't want to upload pictures then delete them from the camera to have the computer crash and be missing pictures.

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Lots Of Fabric Cuting Done

I just got 2 pairs each of shorts in two different fabrics cut out for Alex and Ryker. I just need to eventually cut out some t-shirts to match the shirts.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Lots Of Pinning

I'm finishing up pinning the sleeves to the t-shirts i'm working on.

I need to find a patter for a tank for R might venture to hancocks later tonight.

Off to finish pinning since R is taking a nap.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Not Much Sewing

Not much sewing lately.

I need to work on some things for Alex and Ryker for Spring/Summer.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Still working on t-shirts

Oh yeah stupid mistake i made.. never have 2 different sizes out at the same time i ment have to cut 2 shirts in 3T and 1 in 2T ended up cutting 2 in 3T so i ended up just saving myself the hassle and cut 1 more in 3T.

I'm working on the neckline binding for the 10shirts for Alex and Kimberly 5 shirts each. Then need to sew together the 6 shirts for Ryker,Logan,Douglas 2 shirts each and then get the neckline done on those also.

Great video for binding a t-shirt neckline

I heard about this video at sewing mammas.

The video is from Thread.... heres the link....

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

Lots Of Sewing...........

I still need to figure out the issue i'm having with the serger.

I've serger together like 3 t-shirts for Alexandria today. I might try lettace edge on the arms and hem,  first i need to try it on a scrap fabric.

Saturday, February 3, 2007


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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Goals for Wed Night.......

Re Thread Serger
Finish Pants for Alex
Cut out some t-shirts from knits in 12 Months,5T/XS
Cut out some matching knit skirts for Alex sized 5T/XS

Valentines Outfits 2007

From the Kwik Sew for Toddler & Kwik Sew for Children books
and the dress Alex is in is called the Anna Wrap Dress.

T-shirt for under Anna Wrap Dress~

Ryker's Outfit~

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