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

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

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

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

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

Crochet Favs πŸ’œ

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 πŸ’œ

Technology at its best?

Imagine my surprise when I logged onto my site to update and post my latest blog text only to discover my previous posts aren't there! I had been posting from my mobile device, and it seems that was not a good idea. Two fold. 1) the posts don't seem to actually ever posted. And 2) … Continue reading Technology at its best?