Thursday, July 10, 2014

Birthday Present!!

So my friend Claire finally finished her Ravenclaw HP scarf, and decided that it was still missing an embroidered house patch. :) Guess who got requested to make one for her birthday present?

I told her I would try, but embroidery is not a skill of mine. Still, I'm giving it my best shot! So far it's going pretty well, but I did start with the easiest part. If nothing else, I'm sure this project will help improve my satin stitch!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Spinning adventures

So I have been enjoying my summer so far--soon I will have to start studying for placement exams for the fall, but for now I've been occupying myself with knitting, crocheting, embroidering, and spinning!! Spinning is a highly addicting hobby. I keep falling even deeper into it.

For instance, here is my first fleece-cleaning adventure: