Needle Felting a Cat

Hello Friends! Today I am going to show you my needle felting project. This is the last project for my Textiles Fundamentals class. I tried to needle felt a cat that look like my mom’s cat Charles. He is black and fluffy and I thought that would make an interesting first attempt. Here’s how itContinue reading “Needle Felting a Cat”

Learning to Weave a Houndstooth Pattern

Hello Friends! Today I’ll be showing you my weaving project. For this I decided to learn to weave a houndstooth pattern. Anyone who knows me well, knows that I love houndstooth. It was actually surprisingly easy to weave, just time consuming. Let’s get started! Materials I used the following materials for my weaving project: AContinue reading “Learning to Weave a Houndstooth Pattern”

10 Basic Embroidery Stitches

Hello Friends! Today I’ll be listing 10 basic embroidery stitches that are easy to learn. I will not be showing you how to do these stitches since I’m only just learning myself. You’ll be able to tell by the pictures I show you that I need to work on my stitching but they’re not terribleContinue reading “10 Basic Embroidery Stitches”

Trying to Finger Knit

Hello Friends! Today I’ll be sharing my adventures with finger knitting. I followed these instructions to finger knit a blanket. It took me about 14 hours over 2 days and one massive ball of yarn that you can get here. Although time consuming, finger knitting is pretty easy, you just have to have patience. MakingContinue reading “Trying to Finger Knit”

A Quick + Easy Upcycling Project

Hello Friends! Today I’ll be walking you through a quick and easy upcycle that I did using my Toronto Argonauts T-shirt. Before We’re starting out with a basic T-shirt in a size Large. Supplies For this upcycle, I’m just going to be cutting the shirt. The only supplies needed are a ruler, scissors (preferably fabricContinue reading “A Quick + Easy Upcycling Project”

Attempting Fabric Dyeing + Painting with Kool-Aid

Hello Friends! In this post I will be walking you through my fabric dyeing project for my Textile Fundamentals class. I decided to use Kool-Aid for this project because it is inexpensive and easily accessible. For fabric, I cut squares from white tulle and a long rectangle from a lightweight white cotton. I was tryingContinue reading “Attempting Fabric Dyeing + Painting with Kool-Aid”