Wednesday, July 4, 2018

What's New?!

 I tried The Incredible Sweater Machine 30 years ago but had the itch to try it again.
I watched a bunch of videos by Cheryl Brunette
 and I was ready to put it together
 and
KNIT!
I did it!  I have high hopes to both knit sweaters with this and for making sock blanks for dyeing.
It was nice to conquer and to play! 
 I also bought some cotton and linen bare yarns so I can try Procion dyes for plant fabrics.
I have tons of cotton for spinning that will now have color so it won't be so boring!
And I couldn't resist this quilt kit because it is in oranges and blues;   I don't love and adore sports at all but these are the colors of both Syracuse and now Gainesville--and it is a great color combo!

Now to find the time to actually use these crafts!

9 comments:

  1. Wow, these are some fresh and fun new additions to your crafting supplies!!

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  2. I almost bought that quilt kit myself! I love those colors. I can't wait to see how it turns out for you.

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  3. I can't keep up with everything you do! Using the machine for sock blanks is brilliant!

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  4. I cant wait to see your blanks get colored

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  5. My Mom had a machine like that when I was a kid. She used to make kids sweaters for a consignment shop. She'd do the sweater on the machine, then duplicate stitch designs on them.

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  6. You'll be keeping yourself VERY busy!!!

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  7. You've got some great stuff to keep you busy!!! (Sorry I am sending so many comments at one go... I am catching up!!!) xx

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  8. Looks like you will have lots of fun with these new projects.

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