I can’t get enough of this pattern! This is a part of my plan for a handmade Christmas, a quilted tree skirt made from one block of Single Girl pattern. Made mostly from Denyse Schmidt fabrics with others mixed in. Unexpectedly, my favorite patch is the little cat wearing a red dress, cut from an Ikea fabric. Can you see her? The quilting lines are inspired by Ashley‘s quilt. The binding are ugly though, I didn’t have the time to sew it by hand so I just sew it down with my machine. I have never done this before, and it’s just plain ugly and uneven. I can live with it. I promise myself I’ll do it properly after Christmas. Think of it as basting, not a real binding. The middle part is not bind either, also an after Christmas project.
More Christmas project, the stockings are done, except for the names. I’ll do that next year, so I’ll need something to do next year, right? Besides, Papa said that he might want to change color next year so I am making the right decision not to embroider it now, ha!
And some selfish Christmas knitting for me, Evangeline (Ravelry link). Made from plain ol’ Cascade 220, so that it would stand everyday wear. More on Christmas knitting, I forgot if I ever told you that I’m knitting a Christmas sweater for Papa? Well, never mind if I ever told you or not because it’s not here anymore. It’s been completely frogged because halfway through I asked him to try it on and it’s huuuugee! I carelessly knitted without checking my gauge. I guess another after Christmas project for me. He already knows that I’m knitting it for him so I HAVE to finish it this winter, if not for this Christmas.
I’ll be back tomorrow with photos of the stockings with my new plan for identifying which one is for who.