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
Crochet is a beautiful and fascinating art form. I say this after decades of working and creating fiber art pieces for myself, friends and for purchase. However, in those years I've heard a few things that just aren't correct when it comes to crochet. Here, I'm going to review seven of those misunderstood things and get to the… Continue reading 7 Misunderstood Things About Crochet
Once the holiday festivities begin to wind down, the relatives leave, the last wrapping piece is recycled, and the dog is curled up in his bed (again) it’s time to start thinking towards your goals for the next year. One of mine each year is to Clear the Clutter in my office. I know many… Continue reading Clear the Clutter and Donate for Some Good at the Same Time
Learning how to do a needlecraft is always a new and exciting adventure. However, what comes with that adventure sometimes can be pricey. I always tell beginning crocheters/knitters to follow the steps of frugality learned from our grandparents and great-grandparents during the great depression. Crocheting and knitting should be fun and enjoyable. It should not… Continue reading Crochet on a budget: 7 tips from the great depression
Why yes, I do crochet in public. I enjoy doing it too. I was recently asked how I find time to create many of my fiber art pieces, and the answer is that I always have my "stuff" with me. Think about it, how many times have you found yourself sitting in the doctor's waiting… Continue reading Crocheting in Public!
Yesterday we were extremely busy here at LPB. Up at 4:30am, out the door and down the road to our destination by 6:00am. On a Saturday no less. We were headed to Wimberley Market Days. For those of you not living in the Austin-San Antonio, Texas area, you’re going to wish you did. The small… Continue reading Wimberley Market Days Adventure
Have you seen this? The first time I saw yarn bombing was a few years back while in Atlanta for DragonCon. It was just about the coolest thing I had ever seen. The street had the parking meters, benches and a few tree parts all decorated with brightly coloured yarns carefully crocheted or knitted into… Continue reading Yarn bombing!