Tuesday, July 6, 2010

There's an APB out for a missing blogger...

I've decided that I need a summer project. Something cheap to keep me busy when I'm not applying for jobs, or working at summer camps (my new job!). I would love to have made baking and cooking my summer project, but unfortunately, I not only have the money to do that frequently, I don't have enough people to feed!!

So then I thought that I would make a quilt. How perfect, right!? I finally convinced Luke (after two years of begging) to give me some of his old high school t-shirts that are falling apart so I could make a quilt out of them. I couldn't imagine anything better than being able to smell him all the time and curl up in his shirts anytime I wanted...sigh...so I gathered up his shirts and started brainstorming what I would need...

Fabric to sew the shirts to
Fabric to block between the shirt
Fabric for the back of the quilt
Batting to go in between the front and back of the quilt
Quilting thread (who knew there was such a thing!)
Fabric to go around the edges of the quilt
And something to hold the front, batting, and back together

Needless to say, that's definitely not going to fit under my plan of being frugal. So instead, I've decided to knit!! I've only tried knitting a few times when I was really little, probably ten or eleven. But I don't really remember a whole lot. So I've youtubed a video on how to knit, I have my $3.00 yarn and my $2.97 needles. I'm all set to knit a...something.

Wish me luck!


  1. I like your new project, fun!!! Can't wait to see what you make!

  2. claire! I knit... kinda! haha. it sounds like we could be fun knitting friends :) I knit squares or rectangles... so... scarves or pot holders ;)