New Scandinavian Felt Design — Felt So Good: Book Review

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Artsy Things, Blog Fun, designs, DIY, freebies, Podcast, review, sewing |

Felt so Good? (Oh, my goodness. Yes, yes it did.) Felt so Good: 70+ Felted and Plain Wool Designs for You and Your Home by Tone Rørseth is a book that made me want to felt. Well, more specifically, go out and find some Nepal Wool Felt and some Wool Felt by the Yard and dig out the craft felt and and and… Full disclosure: I have needle and noro felted—in classes and on my own—and I very much enjoyed it… but it never really stuck....

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Busy Bee Me

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Blog Fun, Podcast, Travel |

(If you got the CraftLit September update today, you’ve already seen this—just FYI). So, so much has happened in the last month in my complete world (as opposed to my knitting world) that I needed to share—since some of it may affect you, too. Big Bleak Weekend Event! Wanna chat about the awesomeness of Bleak House? In real time?!? FACE to FACE?! You’re invited whether you read the book on your own or listened via CraftLit’s...

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20 Books You Pretend to Have Read | BOOK RIOT

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Blog Fun, General Ranting, Love, Podcast, Web Fun, Writing | 1 comment

OOH! OOH! OOH! Mister Kotter!! I have a solution! So, book riot released this a week and a half ago (and I just saw it, thank you, Heatherly): 20 Books You Pretend to Have Read. Of course, because of CraftLit I was intrigued. Then, scrolling down past the top twenty-lied-about-books, a reader shared this graphic: So. I humbly present my solutions for the world’s lying-about-reading conundrum: Listen to Audiobooks with Benefits!**...

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Chatted Up

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, General Ranting, Podcast, review, Web Fun, Writing |

Marie Grace Berg—the most enthusiastic business woman I’ve ever had the pleasure of talking with—has released the interview she did with me awhile back for her show Today’s Leading Women. If you want to hear a bit about the business side of CraftLit and the Defarge books, you can have a listen by clicking the button above or going here or to iTunes...

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Blogger Book Fair and “North and South”

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in Blog Fun, General Ranting, Podcast, Writing | 1 comment

Next week is a very big week for me. We start Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South on Friday on CraftLit. I have a whole week of giveaways and fun planned for that week, too! More on that shortly (or to get the info before everyone else… sign up here to get the giveaway news for the CraftLit “North and South” launch Then on Sunday, February 9th at 10am, I’m presenting at the Blogger Book Fair! Everyone is invited to...

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Next Up!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Blog Fun, Podcast | 2 comments

Next up in 2014 on CraftLit: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell –as read by Barbara Edelman exclusively for CraftLit! And why? Because of this And this interview with professor Larry...

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