Friday, December 30, 2011

I am two pages away

from sending in my 2012 Sketchbook Project .

Last year I didn't even get 4 pages done.

This year I did simple sketches in metal point.

Friday, December 23, 2011

lavender & rice eye pillow

These are great if kept in the freezer and then used cold like that. Most people I know use them when having trouble sleeping or when they have tension headaches.

lavender & rice eye pillow

Monday, December 19, 2011

meyer lemon help

Does anyone have a killer recipe using Meyer lemons. I finally found some of these here and I'd like something for Christmas that is going to really make use of their unique taste.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

penguin applique oven mitt will be a gift

I made the penguin applique out of pieces of fabric. The penguin is the same fabric as the front.

oven mitt with penguin penguin oven mitt front

Here are the red lining and a close up of the penguin.

a red lining is always nice close up of the penguin

potholder / hot pad

potholder / hot pad

a strawberry for mother's kitchen

potholder / hot pad

Saturday, December 10, 2011

latest sewing projects

This was the first one. You can see I had trouble with the bias tape, but I didn't have time to redo it. Plus you can only redo things so much until you fix them to death! :)

cardinal bird silhouette pot holder / hot pad cardinal bird silhouette pot holder / hot pad

The cork bottle fabric is sewn onto a linen towel.

tea towel, cork fabric wine bottle applique pot holder - with peppers

pot holder - pepper outline

Thursday, December 01, 2011

chili pepper oven mitt

Chili peppers with machine sewn accents. I love linen.

chili pepper oven mitt

(should be the last one of these for a while)