Wednesday, January 20, 2010

3rd January Finish

I finished my hardanger heart ornament today. I hung it in the window for Valentines.

I hemmed pants for my MIL, does that count as a finish for January? ;o) There always seems to be mending or hemming.

Worked a bit on a piece of tatting I have on the go. I usually keep it in the car (for when I am a passenger, not the driver!), but it is too cold not to wear mittens now, so I brought it in to work on.

I also worked on my sample socks, half way through the heel flap now. I just want to say that I should never have recommended the "2-at-a-Time Socks" book. I only recently found out about all the mistakes in the book (I am told it amounts to 7 printed pages!), and I have been trying to make the corrections in the book. It is taking forever. I can't believe that one book can have so many mistakes. My socks are coming along nicely though, I still like knitting them this way. I am currently writing a pattern (hopefully without mistakes) for a class.

The fabric I ordered (from here) for the Pinwheel Sampler Quilt Along arrived today! I can't wait to get started. It is so beautiful - Alliance by Moda.

It is 1800 reproduction fabric. Seems to be a new trend for me.

Have fun in your day. Thank-you for stopping by!


Lissa Jane said...

Your hardanger and tatting are just lovely.. I have bought some of that fabric range too :O) I got a deal that was too darn good to pass on, so I spent um a LOT LOL (it was US$3.50 ($3.85 AUD) a YARD - bargain... its $25/m (US$ 22/m)here down under... wish I bought more!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on finish no 3 for the month. Beautiful hardanger and tatting work.

Unknown said...

Your site is amazing...I LOVE everything you are doing/have done.
How did you make the hardanger heart...would love a tutorial on that for Christmas.
Also, how do I learn to do the tatting?
Thank you so much for so much.
Judi in Mississippi

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