Hi! I'm Alisa!
I'm a graduate student in medieval history who fundraises for charitable causes by sewing and beading. I quilt and knit in my free time
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraising for MSF
2017 marks the year of fundraising for Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières.
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Category Archives: Sewing
I’ve been busy with the start of the semester this fall – I’m teaching modern European history (French Revolution to Brexit) and keeping up with my own research and dissertation deadlines. But I had time to make up a few … Continue reading
Some of you may remember that I made a Scrappy Trip Around the World quilt a few years ago as a wedding present for friends, and another one for a friend’s baby. The larger quilt was queen size: here it’s … Continue reading
While I was abroad this summer I visited the Wollmeise store in Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm: I’ll post more of a summary of the visit in a week or so when I’ve sorted out all my photographs. For now, I … Continue reading
A few months ago I agreed to barter for quilting services: I would quilt an acquaintance’s quilt top, and she would pay me in yarn and fabric. Life intervened, and she was very patient as I proceeded to have zero … Continue reading
I’ve been quiet here, but I’ve been crafting up a storm behind the scenes. I’ve knitted several shawls, and just blocked the three of them. First up is a semicircular shawl in a handspun merino/yak yarn from Spunky Eclectic: Next … Continue reading
I’ve been doing a lot of sewing recently, mostly project bags. Most are Spoonflower fabric, and all are repeatable. I’ve also made some new stitch markers. The oak leaves are one-offs, but the little green balls glow in the dark, … Continue reading