Years ago I found a vintage necklace hand-woven from faux pearls in the shape of a necktie at an estate sale. I had never seen anything like it and of course I was curious to figure out how it had been made. The vintage thread that the necktie was made with had started to break... Continue Reading →
I'm releasing two new hat patterns this summer from my most popular hat designs. Now you can make these great hats for yourself. This rain hat is perfect rainy days and fun to make. It even comes with instructions for little storage case so you can take it with you instead of bringing a bulky... Continue Reading →
I made this little collage right before the Holidays and used it as the image for some postcards and tags for the holiday craft show I did. I also added part of it to my Etsy store as a new banner. This is my little set up at the craft show. My... Continue Reading →
This year I will have my little hand crafts that I can't help making available at the Yuletide craft show at 1305 Gallery on Main Street. Show starts on Final Friday, which also happens to be black Friday this year, and runs through the end of December.
I've been having so much fun working on my latest yarny project. Most of you know I'm undercover on these projects but I really needed to share these because I think they turned out so great... I have no idea how long they actually took to make. I worked on them in the evenings while... Continue Reading →
I have finally written out my instructions for the crochet turban that I have been making for several years. It was inspired by this great vintage pattern that I found in a box of old sewing things that was left behind in the first house I bought. It was such a beautiful and simple pattern... Continue Reading →
How did I not know about this book sooner? It was written by a Scadinavian design duo, looks absolutely amazing and I can't wait to get my hands on it. I guess it's not too early to start knitting for next year!
Just found this great tutorial from Yellow Suitcase Studio on making a patchwork blanket from felted sweaters. I love this idea, looks like it would make a great gift too. This tutorial is really well done with lots of great photos.