I can tell that these quilt blocks are going to be addicting!

This quilt method — Quilt As You Go — can be found
here this blog by SewTakeAHike!

I’m using the Go Along Square #2 from
the Quilter’s Cache for the center . . .

and the log cabin quilt-as-you-go method around the outside


I’m one of those who has a hard time just letting myself
go with a scrappy look, but this quilt (by The Sewing Attic)
inspired me to rethink my scrap stash!

Now, what color to pick next . . . !


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LADY BUG, GREEN AND RED
WIP Small Knitting Project Bag/Wristlet

Lovely, coordinating prints and convenient size make this wristlet a joy to carry –
perfect for a sock knitting project on-the-go!

DIMENSIONS –
~ 9 3/4″ tall
~ 9″ wide
~ 3″ deep
~ 12″ strap, with a 6″ drop

THIS WRISTLET FEATURES –
~ green lady bug print with coordinating red and black checked print
~ Inside fully lined with a coordinating cotton print
~ Coordinating bow-tie accent
~ Gathered opening
~ Wristlet strap slips through closure loop to close
~ Machine wash/dry

THIS WRISTLET WILL HOLD –
~ 150+ grams of yarn
~ 8″ DPNs
~ pattern printout
~ your current sock knitting WIP

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You can find this knitting project bag
in my Etsy shop here!

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Just a quick post to show today’s progress on my current projects …

My newest knitted sock will be finished in the next few days,
and the pattern should be ready shortly after that!

This wristlet bag, along with it’s knitting/grocery bag twin,
will be ready to join the others in the Jewell’s Handmades shop soon!

Well, this fabric sure brought brightness to my sewing room,
even if it was dark and gloomy outside!

This bag will be in my shop sometime this next week,
after I make it’s Wristlet Knitting Project Bag partner!

I’ll post them both here when they become available!

When looking for fabric to sew today,
these were the first I reached for . . .

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The perfect colors for a cold and cloudy day!

I’ll post later today with my progress!


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I’ve completed two new bags for my Etsy shop today —
a wristlet project bag, and a new line of bags to my shop,
the Knitting Project Bag/Reusable Grocery Bag!

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FLORAL, BLACK AND GREEN
WIP Small Knitting Project Bag/Wristlet

Lovely, coordinating prints and convenient size make this wristlet a joy to carry –
perfect for a sock knitting project on-the-go!

DIMENSIONS –
~ 9 3/4″ tall
~ 9″ wide
~ 3″ deep
~ 12″ strap, with a 6″ drop

THIS WRISTLET FEATURES –
~ Black floral print with coordinating green print —
black floral print has shimmery gold accents
~ Inside fully lined with a coordinating cotton print
~ Coordinating bow-tie accent
~ Gathered opening
~ Wristlet strap slips through closure loop to close
~ Machine wash/dry

THIS WRISTLET WILL HOLD –
~ 150+ grams of yarn
~ 8″ DPNs
~ pattern printout
~ your current sock knitting WIP

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You can find this knitting project bag
in my Etsy shop here!

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FLORAL, BLACK AND GREEN
Knitting Project Bag OR Grocery Bag

Lovely, coordinating prints make this roomy bag a joy to use!
Perfect for a knitting project on-the-go —
or a green friendly alternative to plastic grocery bags!

MANY USES:
~ knitting project(s) ~
~ groceries ~
~ school books ~
~ library books ~
~ snacks for the park ~
~ etc.!! ~

DIMENSIONS —
~ 14″ tall
~ 14″ wide
~ 6″ deep

THIS BAG FEATURES —
~ Black floral print with coordinating green print —
black floral print has shimmery gold accents
~ Bag is REVERSIBLE!
~ Wide handles; easy to carry
~ Wide opening; easy to load
~ Double stitched seams, reinforced handles for durability
~ Similar in dimensions to plastic bags in stores, but slightly larger
~ Folds down compactly — easy to store
~ Machine wash/dry

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You can find this knitting project bag
in my Etsy shop here!

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I’ve needed some motivation lately to get back to sewing —
dresses for my daughter and I, and bags for my shop —
and I’ve come across Sew Twelve at ChickPea Sewing Studio!


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Hopefully, by posting pictures and viewing others’ inspiring sewing pictures,
I’ll be able to catch up on my many sewing projects!

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Here is a glimpse of my sewing area:

Not pictured is my Serger that resides on another table in the room,
so my daughter and I can share — there is always a traffic jam at the Serger!
It truly is my favorite toy/tool!

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I’ve had this sewing machine for going on 20 years this June,
and my oldest son (now age 17) made this flower for me when he was probably 6 or 7!
This machine has traveled along with us through so many moves,
I honestly don’t know how it’s survived!

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Anyone else have to be FIERCELY protective of their sewing scissors?
I finally bought another pair of Fiscars the other day,
after my final pair in the house would only cut about an inch at a time!

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New pics to come soon, as I’ve completed a few bags I hope to add to my shop soon!