In December I moved into my new place (Downsizing: I did it ...so can you). Since then I have planned some improvements. I painted the upstairs but due to the rule that Gillie does not do ladders unsupervised (vertigo), I had a painter do the stairwell and downstairs. While I was preparing for her I … Continue reading Easy Fireplace Mantle Upgrade – Blah to Beautiful!
How to make Paw Wax to protect your puppy’s paws in winter. I saw a video recently on Paw Wax. I was intrigued. It is a very cute video on You Tube here. I have two dogs and while most of our walks are on trails we do have to walk on the roads to … Continue reading How to make Paw Wax to protect your puppy’s paws in winter. It’s easy!
The finished wool coat. Winter is upon us with unusual enthusiasm, this year. I made this coat to wear in Toronto where is is usually much colder than here (North Vancouver). I was pleased to get this coat out and wear it here. It occurred to me that I have committed the unpardonable sin of … Continue reading Finished FSG 1963 wool coat.
Cut Away Stabilizers for Machine Embroidery on Hand Knits * This post contains affiliate links* In my previous post on Machine Embroidery on Sweater Knits, I didn't discuss the stabilizer I used on the back of the sweater. As far as I knew it was the right one for the job. I used Superpunch 3.0 Cutaway. ( Cut … Continue reading 8 New Machine Embroidered Sweaters for the Kids
A simply Yoga bag for a mat with room for a towel. pockets for keys etc. One side Other side with namaste pocket (fastens with Velcro) Lining with pockets. One is pleated for extra room The base is created by seeding a gold at the bottom edge To keep the bag simple there are no … Continue reading A Custom Yoga mat bag with fun Machine Embroidery