Y A Y ! I finished the socks! erm…I did actually finish them about two weeks ago, but I was too overwhelmed with new job training and new friend dating ( I found a fellow textiles lover at work! ) to even think about words and typing. But you don’t mind about that, I’m sure!… Read More knitting socks | finished. Week 21 or something.
Welcome to Week 4 of the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop! It is nice to meet you. My name is Hannah. Let me first introduce you to some of my quilts. Quilt no.1 2012. I unfortunately do not have a photograph of the first quilt I made. It is ugly and badly made but it’s… Read More 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop | Getting to know me, getting to know all about me
It is Thursday and time to talk about socks! Look! I’m really really close to finishing my sock! I’m so happy. You see the purple stripe just after the heel? That was where I was three days ago. I have been rather slow when it came to this sock project. Sometimes I just didn’t like… Read More knitting socks | week 20 ish.
It is jam hot. I keep saying it to myself, in my head. Jaaaamm HOT! Then suddenly rain. WET. I thought summer in Portland meant sun all the time guaranteed but it doesn’t, it means rain sometimes too. I’ve been travelling about the city a lot lately. Mostly looking for a place to live, but sometimes… Read More DIY | How to Sew a Modern Quilted Laptop Sleeve
So yes. I made it. I’m in the great land of the free. Phew. It has been very… roller-coaster-y. But I am glad to have finally reached into this blog again. It is like a home away from home. A snippet of normalcy. Each time I would set myself up to blog, something would get… Read More The One Where I Move to Portland, Oregon
It is Thursday and time for socks! Yesterday was Wednesday and time for healing my gaping wounds. The day before that was Tuesday and time for my wisdom tooth extraction. The day before that was Monday and time for the dentist. The days before that I wanted to cry. And that was my week. I… Read More knitting socks | week 19
When I first began making this project I thought I would be making a nice little neat, yet still unmeasured, quarter circle patchwork. I had plans to arrange it into a pattern. It was going to look consistent! I wanted to just make one quilt like that, just once at least, and thought if it… Read More Improv Quarter Circle Quilt | The making of.
It’s Thursday and time to talk about socks! What a nice week I have had! It makes such a difference when the weather is nice and bright, and makes the day feel longer. Which is good, especially if you are a blogger and realise you’re meant to take a photo of your sock today and… Read More knitting socks | week 18
uh huh, you read that right. Week 17. That is for the both socks. It is week 7 for this one though. Specifically, I have been knitting this second sock for 50 days. I have 48 days left to beat my last record, which was 99 days. You’re on, stupid sock! I do actually like… Read More knitting socks | week 17 + bringing home some zen
I actually achieved my One Monthly Goal for April! A nice finish for Friday too! The goal I set was to make a mini quilt. I managed to make the top really early on, but that’s usually the easiest bit because it is my favourite part of quilting. It becomes hard for me when the… Read More OMG April | Mini Quilt Goal Finish