Remember when I wrote about the laundry list of craft projects I had lined up for the spring and summer? Well, just like everything else in 2020, things haven’t gone exactly as I planned.
While I’m still focusing on becoming a more skilled embroiderer, I don’t think I can entirely resist the pull of variety and enjoying knitting, quilting, and sewing projects too. Here’s what I’m planning on tackling over the next few months.
There’s more than one way to use your passion for the fiber arts to make a difference in the world.
When the weather turns gray and rainy, my thoughts inevitably turn to time spent indoors in front of a roaring fire, coupled with a good book, a warm drink, and that most necessary of accessories, a chunky knit blanket or throw.
September was a darned good month.
Sweater weather is finally upon us, and I’m so thrilled to introduce a new handmade knit into my fall capsule wardrobe this year.
A meditation on the magic of two needles and some yarn.
This time of the year is tailor-made for the wearing of your coziest sweaters, curling up in front of a roaring fire, and sipping on something hot (preferably hot chocolate or that seasonal standby the pumpkin spice latte). Throw in a few gray skies and a good book or craft project, and you have what I consider to be the plan for a perfect fall day.
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In 2017, when Netflix announced Anne with an E, a new serial adaptation of the beloved children’s book Anne of Green Gables, I was over the moon. Written by author Lucy Maud Montgomery, the Anne books have been favorites of mine since childhood. As a purist, however, I was unsure how to embrace the new …