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
Crochet for a Cause
I've mentioned a few times about crocheting/knitting for charities and other community organizations. It's something that is particularly important to me. Recently, I decided to take part in helping one of Loki's Instagram friends. Yes, he has his own Instagram account (yep, he really does... @lokitevye in case your interested) and many of his followers… Continue reading Crochet for a Cause
Buying the Proper Tools
I have a confession to make. I did not buy the proper tools for blocking. I went the cheap route and purchased a pack of interlocking kids play mats. They were light, bright, colourful and of course as I said, inexpensive. I use T-pins for blocking. These babies are thick and hold tight to the… Continue reading Buying the Proper Tools
Introducing the LPB Dog Bandana Line!
Yep, you guessed it. The new line of LPB dog bandanas have arrived. About one month ago I let the teaser out on Instagram that something new was brewing in the shop. I'm excited that the first batch of examples have been completed and are now available for order. I had been thinking of doing… Continue reading Introducing the LPB Dog Bandana Line!
Crochet Favs 💜
Moving on. Unfortunately I was unable to locate any of the vanished posts. This doesn't make me pleased, but as I mentioned in my previous post, it is a lesson learned. And my recall is scarce as to what the post subjects were; hence I’m moving onwards with the fiber art adventures. Here we go!… Continue reading Crochet Favs 💜
Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit
Meditation and relaxation: knitting or crocheting can help transport you away from your chaotic daily activities and allow you to simply concentrate on what is in front of you, watch a movie (or two), and merely relax. The repetition enhances the feeling of calmness and has been associated with helping numerous individuals deal with depression.… Continue reading Ten Reasons Why We Love To Crochet and/or Knit
Review: Craftsy Freeform Crochet Online Class
I have to say, since I discovered Craftsy a few years back, I've fallen in love with the whole darn thing. The patterns, the online classes, and tons of info on so many topics from fiber art, to culinary arts, photography and gardening (just to name a few). I started out with downloading the Craftsy… Continue reading Review: Craftsy Freeform Crochet Online Class