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
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
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!
An awesome thing about being part of the fiber art community is that so much is done for charity organizations by artists. If you look at CGOA's website, you'll find a mammoth list of places where your hard work would be greatly appreciated. It's always nice to be paid for your creativity but to be … Continue reading Crocheting for Charities
My dress form is not the prettiest thing on the planet. Most aren’t. They are for functional use and all those dials and pieces moved about are there for logical reasons. But, at least for me, I don’t sew that often enough to have my lady just hanging out in the blue (yes, she’s blue). … Continue reading Dressing up my dress form.
So what have I been doing lately? Quite a bit. I'm in the midst of another baby afghan. This one will be stripes of white, slate and pink. I thought at first the colours would be a bit bold, and they are unique, but they look fantastic together. I think this is going to look … Continue reading What’s up today