Copyright (c) 2014 en-us CraftStylish - RubyKitty's posts CraftStylish - RubyKitty's posts Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:22:02 -0500 CraftStylish - RubyKitty's posts CraftStylish - RubyKitty's posts <![CDATA[Machine sewn patchwork quilts ]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2009 04:18:43 -0500 Machine sewn patchwork quilts Posted by RubyKitty
These are machine sewn quilts in progress.  I've been experimenting lately with making quilts using a sewing machine to speed things up.  After decades of using the English paper method of... ]]>
<![CDATA[Blue and white, a classic combination]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2009 03:20:31 -0500 Blue and white, a classic combination Posted by RubyKitty
Blue and white is such a classic combination, from sturdy Cornishware in the kitchen to classic quilt patterns.  I added a touch of pink to this cushion cover, but at heart it's lots of shades... ]]>
<![CDATA[Knitted creature key rings ]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 03:57:33 -0500 Knitted creature key rings Posted by RubyKitty
These knitted creatures are meant to earn their living as keyrings.  They're made from oddments of wool left over from other projects and stuffed with toy filling.  Felt eyes and teeth... ]]>
<![CDATA[Blue and green New Year quilt]]> Sun, 11 Jan 2009 06:17:28 -0500 Blue and green New Year quilt Posted by RubyKitty
This quilt is just a simple one based on rectangles, and was made to try and dent my ridiculously large fabric stash.  It's a work in progress (ie: not yet finished!) and while it's not the most... ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas puds with holly and mistletoe]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2008 14:27:14 -0500 Christmas puds with holly and mistletoe Posted by RubyKitty
I think these are Christmas puddings, but everyone who's seen them immediately says 'Oh, Christmas pies!'  So make of them what you will.  But don't be tempted to munch 'em with their holly... ]]>
<![CDATA[Blue and white and stripey all over ]]> Sun, 30 Nov 2008 03:54:26 -0500 Blue and white and stripey all over Posted by RubyKitty
This is a great project if you love needlepont but want a change from following patterns and charts.  Just collect together all the colours you like and stitch stripes.  Add some sparkly... ]]>
<![CDATA[Klimt needlepoint cushion cover ]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2008 03:08:21 -0500 Klimt needlepoint cushion cover Posted by RubyKitty
This is a small cushion cover based loosely on the work of Gustave Klimt.  I took shapes and colours from sections of his densely detailed paintings, especially where he... ]]>
<![CDATA[Needlepoint wall hanging ]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2008 03:47:07 -0500 Needlepoint wall hanging Posted by RubyKitty
This wall hanging is loosely based on a book cover illustration.  I don't know why I attemtped something so big.  It took forever, and still needs stretching back into shape as it's oddly... ]]>
<![CDATA[Flower Power Challenge - Poppy lavender bags]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2008 16:06:18 -0500 Flower Power Challenge - Poppy lavender bags Posted by RubyKitty
Everyone makes a lavender bag bag at some time, don't they?  I made these with appliqued poppies, and they can either hang from a ribbon in a wardrobe or be slipped into a drawernbsp... ]]>
<![CDATA[Felt sofites]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2008 15:40:57 -0500 Felt sofites Posted by RubyKitty
I started making felt softies after seeing some knitted cakes featured in a magazine.  Not knowing how to knit them I set about re-creating them in felt.  That led to more cakes, then felt... ]]>
<![CDATA[Needlepoint Fish Cushion]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2008 15:24:00 -0500 Needlepoint Fish Cushion Posted by RubyKitty
This is a needlepoint cushion design that I came up with.  It's a simple repeat pattern and allows for endless colour variations.  ]]>