Hermione's Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder Yarn: For the Love of Yarn Merino yak, less than 1 skein, colorway= Seascape This was my first attempt at knitting socks, so when the pattern said…
This has been my first attempt at making a Junk Journal . It has been made from The Mammoth Book Of Thrillers, Ghosts & Mysteries published in 1936.
Simplicity 1506 Waistcoat: Big and Tall Boy's and Men's Waistcoats Sewing Pattern. I made view B in Scottish tweed in size 2XL This is a very straight forward pattern. The only major change I made was with the interfacing. It seamed a bit odd to me that the pattern called for interfacing for the whole front of the piece. I considered that interfacing with tweed would make the waistcoat very stiff, so I left it out. I was very glad I did.
What makes a house a home? Is it a nice set of curtains? Is it designer furniture? Is it having the biggest TV and hottest new technology? Having lived in 14 houses so far I know that none of the above are what make a house a home for me. As part of her PhD my colleague Caro Claisse designed a kit, including a blank build-it-yourself laser cut house, to act as a canvas for people to express what makes a house a home for them.