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EverSewn Sparrow 30 Review

Last year I finally gave up my fight with my Kenmore sewing machine. I had had that creature for nearly 20 years and it progressively gave me headaches (ever have to use pliers to remove a needle jammed in the machine… yeah…). So I did some searching, trying to figure out what I could get… Continue reading EverSewn Sparrow 30 Review

Community · Cooking · GlutenFree · Learning · Life

Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month. Since some folks don't quite understand this illness, I'd like to share my own info. Celiac disease is serious, it affects about 1% of the worldwide population with many people still undiagnosed. As one who lives with this each day, I'd like to add my thoughts so understanding can become… Continue reading Celiac Awareness Month

Crocheting

Interchangeable circular knitting needles

When I first learned how to knit nearly a decade ago, I went to a local craft store with a good friend and we sat for a beginner class. As the instructor tried to teach us, the two other students were able to zip along just fine and we were left feeling like we had… Continue reading Interchangeable circular knitting needles

Charity · Community · Crocheting · Life · Public

Hurricane Harvey and Austin Pets Alive

As Texans who live only a few hours away from the devastation of Houston and the Texas coastline, we experienced much less than what our neighbors have had to endure. However, we shall stand together and help support them in any way we can. As our way of helping, La Peu Boutique is donating 50%… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey and Austin Pets Alive

IKEA · Life · Organizing · Sewing · Shopping · Tools

Studio Organization With A Pegboard and A Little More

For a while now I've been wanting to get my art studio/fiber art office/craft room (whatever you want to call it) organized better. I've had beading tools stashed in IKEA fabric boxes, shears tucked away in my sewing box, cutting rulers and grids tossed in a drawer and paints tucked away wherever I could find… Continue reading Studio Organization With A Pegboard and A Little More

Creativity · Crocheting · Google · Internet · Learning · Tutorials

LPB is now on YouTube

Yup. I've been hard at work these last few weeks recording, editing, and assembling tutorial videos. And then I created the LPB home YouTube channel to post them. It's been quite a learning experience and a rather enjoyable one as well. Although it's been odd not to touch yarn or hooks/needles during this time, I… Continue reading LPB is now on YouTube

Books · Crocheting · Fiberart · Learning · Reviews

Book Review: Knitting Ephemera by Carol J. Sulcoski

One of the bonuses I received from the Vogue Knitting LIVE Las Vegas conference I recently attended was that, included in the price of my registration was a gift card I could use on the Vogue Knitting website. This could be used for patterns, back issues of VK or books. For me, the only option… Continue reading Book Review: Knitting Ephemera by Carol J. Sulcoski