summer reading for knitters

Knitters and Audio Books

What I consider to be the perfect summer afternoon past time, sitting outside on a hot summer day sipping a Hendrick’s Gin and Fever Tree Tonic, knitting needles in hand, listening to a favorite audio book.… Read more

Printed Fabric by Liberty of London

Liberty of London – Tana Lawn

History of Liberty of London Fabrics

I love Liberty of London fabrics. Whenever I see them at the fabric store I drool over them but have never bought a yard. For some reason the price holds me back.… Read more

knitters united

Activism Today and Needle Arts Throughout The Years

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

Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine

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