My homehelp asked me if I could do anything to repair the burn marks/holes her sun got the first time he wore it - children's party cum barbecue. It was placed so close to the hem I made a tab with the initial of the child - H - and the number that w
Neighbour asked for a guest towel with the beginning of Vivaldi's 4 seasons as a birthday gift for a friend of her. Asked yesterday, needed it before noon today. I digitized an embossed rectangle and the first few notes. It took 3 hours to digitise, 15 m
Been trying to reduce my stash. So after the white I introduced some colour: the two whites plus two light blues which were used for a cardigan and a C2C 1m square blanket. And two whites plus one green for another. Then I thought of dying the ya
Two of the white cones of machine knitting yarn were used to do some knitting and stash reducing. As the threads were rather thin I decided to get my knitting machine out of the moth balls. So I did some (read: a lot of) cleaning and oiling, set the machi
Again used remnants. I did not have enough for long sleeves, so this needs a long sleeved T underneath. I saw a picture of the sheep somewhere on the internet and put that on. In Dutch the same word ('mazen') is used for grafting and for stitchi
I finished this one, ready for the gift/charity drawer. What appears to be a blue-ish stripe on the sleeve is a just shadow. I did not do myself a favour when I started at the bottom, knitting in the round and then added the sleeves. It's very hard to
Overlap in designs. When you digitise openings in an object overlaps at some place are unavoidable. The number of them depends on several factors: - the shape of the object - the shape of the opening(s) - start and end points of the object
I finally knitted the top and sleeves of this guernsey - I started in April right after I knitted one for his brother, went as far as the armholes and then left it gathering dust over summer (and fall and winter) to pick it up again on Monday. Picture
Cute Valentine Challenge. At last I stitched my (ITH) mugrug I used the swan design and added the cross hatch around it. I did the swans as a rough edge appliqué. Now to sew the second one I planned. Maybe tomorrow.
This time my customer wanted 8 guest towels (30x55 cm) for other family members. I hope I won't see another crest for a few months! The colours in the picture are off as I used a flash. In real life the light blue is almost green. Now I re
When I saw baydreamer's Virus meet Granny Square shawl I had to have a go at it. And I love the result. I still had three cones of red machine embroidery thread left. I knitted a jersey for my granddaughter, a throw/blanket and the SouthBay shawl
Bathtowels - I had to embroider 12, 4 white ones with names of children (which I did before Christmas), the other 8 in assorted colours with the logo Perseverabo - I will persevere. I hate those small letters and half way through decided to emboss lig
We have had a few conversations in the past on how to prove a design is yours. I said that when possible I add my initials as part of the underlay, sometimes very small, but in the case of this shield quite large.Here's an animation of what I mean.