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

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

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

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