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A bit about the yarn acquisition portion of a commissioned hand knit/crocheted design – enjoy! Continue reading
I promise I’ll never sell, giveaway, trade or reveal any of your information, and I further promise to NOT inundate you with emails. I don’t send a lot, usually when I have something to say. Continue reading
Submitting designs to a magazine is a time consuming process. Every designer is different, but for me most of the work is research; looking up current fashion trends, experimenting with stitch patterns to create fabric with the right drape, spending time looking at compelling images from nature, science, the arts – anything that can get my mind moving. Continue reading
All those times when I was tired in my youth and said, “I can’t move a muscle!” – well, I was exaggerating. Now I know how that TRULY feels. Continue reading
Every now and then before one of my classes gets going, or during a break, someone will bring up the eternal question, “Why are there mistakes in patterns?”
And the answer is; Because patterns are made, figured, checked and printed by HUMAN BEINGS. It’s our nature to be imperfect, that’s what makes us human. Continue reading
The result is a lot of bang for the buck, and a chance for knitters to expand their horizons in a non-threatening way. Continue reading
I’m making Millinery. Hats. Caps. Dome-pieces. Do-rags. Lids.
And I’m selling them on Etsy! Continue reading
I based my design on a vintage 1950′s girdle silhouette. It’s pretty clear what Anthropologie based their design on (MY design!) Continue reading
Saturday, July 2, 2011 By Rick Levine Virgo (Aug 23 – Sep 22) You are determined to maintain your integrity now by doing exactly what you promise, but distractions and obstructions continue to alter your course. You may be excited … Continue reading
I was ostensibly looking for tonic water (my roommate brought gin, which is why I love her…) and I found it at the United Dairy Farmers.
But I became so carried away with the warm, fragrant evening and rode in silly circles with my headlight flashing and a dopey grin on my face. Continue reading