Friday, January 25, 2013

Aprons, Cowls, & Bags, oh my !

Pattern Reviews...  

               Some of my favorite things!

      Aprons, Cowls & Bags....

I wanted to try out some sewing, crochet patterns that I have had my eye on, so the following projects (except the Apron..that's all mine:) will each contain the links to the tutorials where I discovered them!!

I was looking forward to the upcoming Spring season, but with it being a little early in the year yet, I decided to settle for a Spring-looking Apron instead !

Up close!

My spur of the moment creation ...the apron, not the dog :))

Next up...

              A super-easy Crochet cowl pattern from an awesome site I happened upon...

"Compulsive Craftiness" is the site and name of this game:)

This pattern was literally so easy to follow, even I could do it. And it was completed in an front of the television!! CHECK IT OUT HERE:

Next, here is the coolest and fastest  

                  SLING BAG Pattern in the world.....

A Happy New Sling Bag Owner!!

I copied the flower from the apron to spruce things up!

 Find this Sling Bag tutorial at a very cool site:  

             "Crap I've Made"  here's the link:

Last, I have had a mini obsession with knitting looms and I completed this burgundy scarf in time to give it as a gift.....

Thanks for checking all this out! 

Next up: Dolls and their Pattern Links

Till next time,


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Prayer Flags for a great year!

Making my world a better place.....  

                      WELCOME  2013 !!!!

I have always loved to see the variety of colors, designs and patterns in Prayer Flags and figured it was an excellent time to make my own.......

I made a fabric stash raid and a trip to the fabric store to choose fabrics that not only looked, but also "felt" good to me and brought forth different feelings (e.g. ambition, peace, nostalgia, motivation, etc.) that would inspire me the whole year through. 


These will hang in my house in a place that allows them to be seen daily, specifically in the morning as I wake up and begin my day! 

  A new year begins...crafting and enjoying this blog, Law school applications and LSAT testing, article writing, starting my book store and, of course, spending every available moment with my daughter, watching her grow and make me so very, very proud!!

"Wishing you all the absolute best this year" 

till next time,

Wicked jypsi