Author Archive | Toni

knitters united

As I travel in both blue states and red it seems like more than ever activism is on the rise. We are all fighting for what we believe in and our rights as an American. This article by NPR gives a historical account of how the needle arts have made a difference throughout the years in getting the message across.… Read more

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Zippy Pouches

I love making these pouches in quirky fabrics. The more colorful the fabric the cuter the pouch. This is the first time I made the smaller pencil pouch. I think it may be one of my favorites.… Read more

Singer Featherweight 1947

The Featherweight Was Produced For Over 30 Years

I am now the proud owner of a Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine. After going to the quilt show in Santa Clara I became obsessed with having to get one of these machines.… Read more

Marconi Conference Center Dining Room

Knitting Retreat in West Marin

We call ourselves the Marconi Knitters and for the past three years we have gathered in West Marin for a knitting retreat. It started in 2014 by a knitter and Marinite, Lisa, who for some reason knows knitters all over the San Francisco bay area.… Read more