In the spirit of Crafturgency, here’s the list of projects I think about doing pretty much all the time.
1. Bind another book or fifteen
2. Weave way more dishtowels
3. Weave cloth for many pillowcases
4. Make rice heating pad(s), possibly with handwoven cloth
5. Learn to hammer copper to make: really cool earring bits, a bowl or three, a ladle
6. Carve wooden spoons
7. Build a pole lathe to turn wood
8. turn a bowl
9. turn another bowl
10. Take another pottery class (it’s been too many years)
11. Make a whole cloth quilt out of some of the linen I have in my stash
12. Make paper out of leftover linen scraps and leftover cotton weaving waste
13. build deckle and mold for this purpose
14. build a press to squeeze the water out of the paper (plywood and concrete blocks?)
15. source some wool felt for the pressing part
16. bind freshly made paper into a book, use handwoven cloth to cover it, use book as weaving journal
17. Knit a cardigan or three
18. Knit more pullovers! (green, grey, dark red, brown, set in sleeves and yoke)
20. Embroider squares to sew together into a quilt – possibly the alphabet (Ooo, maybe a foreign alphabet. Like German or Icelandic!)
21. Make beeswax coated linen to replace plastic wrap (though I don’t use it very often…)
22. Weave cloth for a coat and a skirt or two
23. Learn to weave willow baskets
24. Build my own house (I’ve been thinking about it for a few years and have Ideas)
25. Learn to make soap, probably after learning how to make lye water with hardwood ashes
26. Sew another wool coat (grey)
27. Sew a couple of shirts – I have the pattern adjusted, I just need to make the shirts!
28. Knit a couple of sweater vests. Because sweater vests are cool!
29. Sew up a couple of pairs of trousers (so I have some that actually fit)
30. Carve buttons from shells
32. Learn timberframing
33. Learn how to make a stained glass window
34. Weave wool cloth to make a coat from
35. Learn to sweat pipes
36. Learn to weld
37. Make cheese (Gouda to start with)
Pretty much, I want to learn to make everything.
So many more things to add – stay tuned!
Also, suggestions are welcome!!