Category Archives: cotton

The Week in Wool – 5

Not much wool this week, I’ve been crocheting like mad though. I did finished a little stuffed bunny made from upcycled cashmere and one purple cashmere hat. I think she has the sweetest little face. :)  She’s made from the … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Sweater Shoulder Refashion

Last spring our Mom’s Club did a clothing swap.  I got this great little cotton sweater with white moose on if for Little Bit for this winter.  I thought it was perfect!  Then I put it on him today and … Continue reading

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Pillow Re-Do

When I was pregnant, my husband bought me a body pillow.  We both thought it would be fabulous, but it was huge in the bed, bulky, and uncomfortable.  So for 2 years it has sat unused in our basement. When … Continue reading

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Custom Work

I thought I’d share some of my recent custom work…. This little zipper birdy coin purse was for Yasemin. A hot pink extra large wetbag for Aspen… A pair of Soap Saver Socks in brown and white twist cotton.  I … Continue reading

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Stash Busting

Over at the Purl Bee there is a great tutorial for making these simple fabric stash baskets or…buckets.  I find it is more like a bucket so that is what I’m calling it. So I made one yesterday out of … Continue reading

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Nook Sleeve Tutorial

I decided that I didn’t want the same style of Nook cover that I made for  Hubby’s Nook.  What I came up with was a simple zippered sleeve made from a recycled wool sweater and some cotton fabric. This really … Continue reading

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Little Apron for Little Bit

I’ve finally finished Little Bit’s apron.  It has been sitting unfinished since January.  A combination of school and travels left it by the way side… but now it’s finished in time to be tucked into his easter basket. Today I … Continue reading

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