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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Joseph's Coat is done

front

That was an amazingly ( no joke intended) long time to work on one jacket.  I feel as if I just made a vary large quilt as opposed to a jacket.  The weight of...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A Rainbow of colors

a rainbow of pants
This is the fabric I got to use for the brothers pants.  For a play this is great for real life yikes that sure would be scary to own this wardrobe.

Monday, September 26, 2011

coat progress

left front
right frontJoseph's coat is starting to take shape.  Lots of color, lots more in the bottom half.  Good thing is the director likes it so far and so does the player who has to wear the costume so all is good there.
I hope to have it done in the next...

two sleeves for Joseph

2nd sleeve 
Didn't work on this on Sunday at all I was working on the crochet instead my day off so to speak.  But I did work on it all day Friday and

Filet roses

new large filet lace I am making

I borrowed a book from a friend JoDee that had this lace pattern in it.  The original pattern said to use size 20 thread I wanted big hugh lace not small dainty a shocker for me.  So I got out my antique ....

beadwork

made by my 13 year old hummingbird 
My thirteen year old has been looking through some old magazines of mine and found this project in one of them.  She didn't have the right supplies to make the item as pictured in the old Bead and Button mag...

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Inside out ... Joseph

lining hung wrong on mannequin

For those who wonder what the inside of the coat is going to look like.  This is actually the lining for the coat it is inside out on the mannequin.  The sleeves are made of...

Friday, September 23, 2011

The Partidge family /Joseph

spokes of the coat 
This may not look like much but it is the start of the bottom half of the coat it is meant to sort of look like stained glass.  There is already a ton of hours in this coat and I haven't hardly even started on it.  The part that is funny to me is...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Items for the Play...

Joseph Poster 

here is the list of things I have to make for this play  if it has an * I have already made it  So if you don't see me posting much in the near future this is why and has been the reason as of late. 

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Tree of life...

center details of embroidery
A few years back I made a pillow case for my husband as a gift I saw it the other day and thought I should post that.  I had planned on making several of these...

Monday, September 05, 2011

What type are you...

pretty 1800's wood type
One of the projects I have been working on this summer was sorting type to put into my printing cabinet.  May seem like a simple task but any one who knows what pi type will also know that mixing up 30 of 40 fonts into one box and then trying to sort them back out by hand is a nightmare

Friday, September 02, 2011

Fiber arts for good health...


I have been telling this to people for years this is why I tell people I carry projects everywhere helps me to have a clear mind and be able to focus on what is happening around me and keep me sane ;o). Knitting For Your Health - CBS News Video www.cbsnews.comCBS News video: Knitting For Your Health - An easy way to relieve stress may be at your fingertips. As Priya David reports, studies have found knitting to be relaxing and restorative.
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=4917058n

Thursday, September 01, 2011

free irish rose pattern

free blue irish rose patternI am making a blouse using this Irish rose pattern here is the pattern for you use.  You can use it to make afghans or any thing else you can work your mind around.  I am using sewing thread and a size 14 steel hook but you are welcome to use any hook that corresponds to your yarn size...


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