Ever wonder what the design process is for a pattern? Me, too. It turns out that sometimes, it’s as simple as a friend asking, “Can you make me a goblin hat?” Any why a goblin hat? Because of Paizo, the publishing company that pretty much revitalized Dungeons & Dragons for him. And his uber cute,
Shiny! John and I picked up a new sewing machine because it cost less than taking my aged clunker in for a service call. Inspired by some cute project bags I’ve seen (and bought) in my LYS, I decided to try out the “Princess Seaming” technique that my most awesomest quilter friend told me about
A very charming authoress, Lorna Miser was in the Got Your Goat Yarn Studio this last Thursday for their February knit along. On seeing my purple-loving-ness, she mentioned the Purple Show Down she’d had during her recent travels, and later when spotting my needle bag (I was starting the project that evening and hadn’t had
So what in the heavens is so exciting about a silk hankie? Being rich enough to blow your nose with one? Okay, yeah, that would be exciting, but the hankies that I’ve recently discovered are not the kind that go in a man’s breast pocket. They are the kind that end up on a spindle!
This Christmas, my husband and I were up in Oregon, and I was working on my first circular shawl. John’s aunt asked me what it was, and when I answered, she and John’s cousin-in-law both heard me say, “a circular saw”. We all had a good laugh, and in honor of that malapropism I made