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
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
I really do love my creative magazines. Two I really, really love. Four times a year, I look forward to receiving my Crochet! copy. I get this subscription because I'm a member of CGOA. This quarter didn't disappoint. I have to say, I'm in love with the front cover's sweater. I may have to make… Continue reading I ❤️ my creative magazines
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
I survived the holiday dinner, didn’t eat too much and now am ready to shop. I have to admit, I do not go out on Black Friday. I did once with a friend several years ago and it was truly frightening. I won’t do it again. <shiver> I’ll shop that day from my couch on… Continue reading The Importance of Yarn Lot Numbers
Okay, am I the only one who scouts out local yarn stores (LYS) while traveling? I didn’t think so. Going to new places is always an awesome adventure, seeing the sights, learning about the areas or new cultures and finding great treasures to take home is part of the allure of travel. I also happen… Continue reading Shopping for yarn while traveling
Yes indeed, it's that time of the year!! Come enjoy the long Labor Day weekend with us. We're having a store wide sale on all things beautiful. All store purchases of $25 or more receive a 10% discount with the coupon code LP4XJ3KI or just scan the QR code above to get the same coupon… Continue reading Labor Day Sale!