Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Recent Projects

I think I need to plan my blog posts (better). This could also mean making more time for crafting. hmmm... something to work on. In the meantime these are the projects I've been working on:

I made this bag from an old pair of pants that had outlived their usefulness (as pants at least). Everything came from one pant leg - the buttons and tabs were used to hold the pants rolled up in a capri position! I plan to use the bag to hold my rain gear (jacket & pants), particularly when out and about. Bonus is that it can double as a pillow while travelling.

This card was for a young friend's birthday. I wanted to use some chiyogami paper I got from Etsy. Originally I'd planned to put the flowers on the branch but they didn't look right so they ended up in the corners instead. I really like how this turned out but would like to work on my branch technique.

I'm using this headband at work. We have to cover our hair when serving food and I thought this print would be nice and cheery. I had it in my fabric stash and it's nice to get it out and about!

This knit mesh bag turned out quite well (I still need to block it). The only problem is the strap stretches quite a bit so if the bag is full it reaches to my knees! I'm not sure what I'm going to do about that yet. Maybe just tie a knot in it.

My current project is knitting wrist warmers, I'm using Noro's Silk Garden which is absolutely lovely to knit! I love seeing the different colours in each inch of yarn and how it stripes. Pictures next time!

1 comment:

  1. You've been so busy! Love everything you've been making!