Project of Doom Week 10 Standard Book of spells, years 1 to 7. Traditionally, these books would all be with the same binding and with lettering and numbered. But I don’t have an embroidery machine and decided to rather make each book with its own colors, to make them more individual pretty. All the Harry Potter patterns can be found on the Fandom in Stitches website here. Here is my take on the block. The Standard Book of Spells is a collection of books written by Miranda Goshawk for a variety of subjects at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The series includes seven books,Read More →

Project of Doom Week 9 This week we made the Golden Snitch and a stack of books with our house tie. I am in Hufflepuff house, so my tie colors are yellow and black. Both patterns can be found at Fandom in Stitches. Here is my Snitch. “To Harry James Potter, I leave the Snitch he caught in his first Quidditch match at Hogwarts, as a reminder of the rewards of perseverance and skill.“—Rufus Scrimgeour quotes from Dumbledore’s will on this Snitch. And my house tie. “You might belong in Hufflepuff, Where they are just and loyal, Those patient Hufflepuffs are true, And unafraid ofRead More →

Project of Doom Week 3 The patterns is designed by Jennifer Ofenstein at Sewhooked and hosted by Fandom in Stitches. The first block is of the Deathly Hallows. “The Elder Wand,” he said, and he drew a straight vertical line on the parchment. “The Resurrection Stone,” he said, and he added a circle on top of the line. “The Cloak of Invisibility,” he finished, enclosing both line and circle in a triangle, to make the symbol that so intrigued Hermione. “Together,” he said, “the Deathly Hallows.“—Xenophilius Lovegood The second block is the Dark Mark and a potions bottle. “…You-Know-Who and his followers sent the DarkRead More →

Project of Doom week 1. This is the first of 30 weeks worth of blocks, based on all the Harry Potter movies and books. All the blocks are designed by Jennifer Ofenstein from Sewhooked and hosted by Fandom In Stitches. Block 1 is the crystal ball, Sybill Trelawney introduced all third year students to this device and its proper use in 1994. However, most students, Harry Potter and his friends in general, saw nothing more than the white blank swirl in it, and Ron joked about how that night would be very foggy. In their end of year exam, the third years had to lookRead More →

TTMT #3 Pod and Soul, (Talk to me Tuesday) In this video, I decided to show my choices of fabric to finish of the Project of Doom quilt, plus the Dark arts version of the POD. Talk to me Tuesday or TTMT as we call it, is a community of crafters who does a show and tell with like minded people on LiveJournal. It is not normally in my nature to expose myself like this, I am the one behind the camera, taking the photo’s, the one listening and observing, not the social butterfly at the center of attention. So this has been a learningRead More →