Friday, January 28, 2011

It looks like I've been busy!

It's been a little while since I posted on this blog.  Thanks to the pitiful service from my satellite internet provider (I live in the mountains and it's the only option) I have been very limited in my internet participation for  the past couple weeks.  But I finally had a beautiful sunny day to take some pics.   So I finally can show off some of those FOs.

Back in November I posted about my frustration at trying to finish a sweater for my son.  I did complete it, even if it was a day late.  And today he posed for me.

This pattern can be found here.

I also was busy before Christmas sewing up messenger bags and cases for the portable DVD players that the kids got.

For the DVD player cases I adapted the laptop case found at Sew Mama Sew.   This pattern was developed by Elizabeth at Oh! Fransson.

For the messenger bags I used the tutorial found here.

As you can tell I love to find the freebies and tutorials out there on the internet.   Through these I've been able to learn many sewing techniques that I would never have thought of on my own.

While I have a ton more pics taken today, most were to update my project page over on ravelry.  If you hope over check them out.  My user name there is applestitcher.

Now that my knitting is almost caught up I should have time to turn my focus back to finishing up some quilts that I have planned.

My goal is to have at least one finished quilting project to show you next time.

Happy Crafting!!!!

1 comment:

  1. Hi Amanda! Love to see what you have been up to! Your "wee ones" look great modeling your messenger bags. Looks like you have been very busy sewing, same on my end.

    Ohhh I love the tutorials/freebies also. It's just amazing how these gal's are so generous with their ideas and tutorials. I have learned so much just by searching these sites! I'm looking forward to the next installment with the Birdie Stitch BOM, and while I have been waiting I joined a few other groups. I know I can not just have "one project" at a time!

    Have a pleasant week ahead, back to my sewing!