I participated in my very first Ravelry swap this fall as part of the Knit1Geek2 podcast group. I’ll link to my swap package later, when my recipient gets their box, but for now I’ll just squee about the box I got in the mail today! The guidelines were: Something handmade Something local Something geeky Man, … Continue reading Knit1Geek2 Swap Package!
Do you like modern, designer quilting fabric? Consider this: When you sign up for the swap you vote for designers you’d like to see included. Participants will be split into 8 groups of 7 people, and each group will be assigned a designer. You get two yards of different fabrics by that designer, and cut … Continue reading Signal boosting
This is the Nine-Patch Lattice Quilt from Oh, Fransson!, Elizabeth Hartman’s quilting blog. I stumbled across her tutorial on how to make crazy nine-patch blocks a year or so ago and thought it was genius. So when I got the urge to try my hand at quilting something that actually had a pattern, I thought … Continue reading Nine-Patch Lattice Quilt
Getting into quilting is largely what made me start this blogging thing up again. And that’s largely because of quilting blogs I was reading that made me think “That’s gorgeous!” and “Hey, maybe I could eventually learn to do something like that!” Besides, it’s not as if I have a dozen knitting and spinning WiPs. … Continue reading Where it began