Thursday, July 27, 2017

Sew it Swift, Sew it Sweet

Last year, I made these pillows for loved ones, but stitching them by hand took hours:

So this spring, I asked MJ to teach me how to use her sewing machine. I practiced my first machine-made stitches along these letters:

With the sewing machine, it was speedy to make this pillow for my skull-loving hair stylist:

For Mother's Day, I sewed a clef note my musical mom, and a peanut for MJ's elephant-loving mom:

MJ then showed me some YouTube tutorials on how to sew animals from socks.

So I sewed her a bunny from a sock:

Then I made an otter:

And this summer, I sewed a queen bee for MJ's birthday:

It's super when we learn new ways to make gifts for loved ones, swiftly!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

WooWork in the Wild

My yarn creations are on display at my local library this month, but if you're far from the Coquitlam Public Library, here's a virtual tour!

 Read more about: Grenades, Dynamite, Cute-a-killer, Vices

Read more about: Howie Woo

Thank you to Mom and MJ for helping me set up. And thank you for taking the tour!

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