Monthly Archives: February 2011

For Momo

I am lucky enough to have THE sweetest dog ever. Cosmo is actually one of the reasons why I feel in love with Eric to begin with & I have always given him proper recognition for this. A man & … Continue reading

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Working in Muslin

By Aubry How many times have we sat down at the sewing machine with beautiful & pricey fabric to try out a new pattern only to not like the finished piece. Perhaps it was too long/too short, maybe we don’t … Continue reading

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Stash Builder

Our stash builder of the week is Melody Miller’s Ruby Star Rising. A bright and unique line inspired by domestic life in the 50’s and 60’s, this fabric is dying to be made into an apron, dish towels, or little … Continue reading

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Ozark Handspun Hat-A FREE pattern

Materials: 1 skein Ozark Handspun 16″ circular needles US #15 CO 30 sts. Join for working in the round: Work in 1 X 1 ribbing for 2 inches Switch to stockinette ST Knit until piece measures 7 inches Decrease round: … Continue reading

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Stash Builder

This week we are offering Laurie Wisbrun’s Tufted Tweets for just $7.50 /yard. I have always thought this collection was bright & cheery & just perfect for a kitchen towel & napkin set. Or if you are a quilter & … Continue reading

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Nicholas Scarf

By Aubry This month I’ve been on a Jane Richmond kick. It started with the Autumn hat (which I made a slew of!), continued with the Oatmeal Pullover & Cuffed Mittens & has now landed on the Nicholas scarf. I … Continue reading

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The DL on Velveteen

One of the staff favorites here at nido is Anna Maria Horner’s Innocent Crush in velveteen. It’s plush texture & vibrant colors pull you in & leave you day dreaming of possibilities. We are frequently asked what we would make … Continue reading

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Stash Builder

This week at nido we are featuring fabric designer Etsuko Furuya’s Echino & Echino Nico collections. Both made from 85% cotton & 15% linen making the fabric itself useful for so many wonderful projects ranging from simple dresses to bags … Continue reading

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Swans Island Mittens

Sarah made THE most adorable mittens for my little man! Using the Swans Island worsted weight in Teal & Spring Green & her own pattern, (yeah–she’s good like that!) Sarah whipped up the perfect winter mittens. If you have never … Continue reading

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