Art Journaling Nipping at Your Heels?

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Artsy Things, Blog Fun, Classes |

If you’ve been interested in art journaling, like I have, you may be happy to know that you can now— Yep, not just for cakes any more. Craftsy entered the world of art classes. I’m starting to push back into my art journaling phase as the summer kicks in, but am now considering the watercolor class. Here are the others: Craftsy Perspective in Landscape Drawing (Patrick Connors) Craftsy Acrylic Landscape Painting (Bennett Vadnais)...

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Pattern Retrospective, part 5

Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Blog Fun, Classes, designs, Knitting, patterns |

Holly Golightly Who doesn’t need flip-top socks?! In the winter, my feet are always cold. Until they aren’t any more and I want to take my socks off, but if I do my feet get cold. You’re sensing the problem, no? And in the winter, do I get pedicures? No I do not. It’s not for a lack of vanity—it’s how cold my feet get after they come out of the water! At MDSW I saw this gorgeous yarn and it absolutely...

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The Short of It

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Classes, freebies, patterns, Travel | 21 comments

My son needs surgery. Not planned surgery but that kind of kick-in-the-gut surprise surgery that is halfway between, sure okay and It’s An Emergency.   The Long of It If you’ve followed my blog or podcast since 2005-2006, then you know that my younger son was born with Microtia—a not-as-rare-as-you’d-think condition that gave him a very small ear and no ear canal on the right side, but a working middle and inner...

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Lucy Neatby—Collection One

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in Blog Fun, Classes, designs, freebies, Knitting, Podcast, tutorial, Web Fun | 3 comments

SQUEEEEEE! Right before I left on vacation I had a FABULOUS phone call/CraftLit interview* with Sally Holt (she of the genius KnitCompanion ® app) and Lucy Neatby (she of knitting genius)—and then I had to shut up about it. It almost killed me. But now the secret is out and I can share this joyous news with you! I’m giddy with excitement and I’m here to tell you that after you take a look at the Lucy Neatby—Collection One app, you...

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Sneaky Peeky Preview for Ya

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Blog Fun, Classes, Knitting | 4 comments

So excited! I made a video which gives you a little overview of the—not one, not two, but THREE class options I can now offer you in my Sock Heels-a-GoGo series! The very helpful folks over at the KnitGrrl Ning site gave me some great ideas and Shannon agreed to let me try this. It gives you more choices in price and toe-up/top-down options—and I’m all jazzed about both of those things. Here’s the video and below is a...

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