OMG! Heart WK Designer

I just discovered Weekend Designer. This weekend sewer gives lovely free patterns (for advanced sewers) on his site. Modern, fashion-forward, runway-style apparel, accessories, and even home decor. Thanks Don Morin!! Here’s the pattern that made me look – Zoot Alors! (the pants): It seems he made his 100th blog post and decided to call it […]

Crochet Tools and Notions

Crochet Hook Sets – Etimo Set, Boye Set (in Totorganizer Pouch), Clover Takumi Set Crochet is one of the zippiest and convenient handicrafts around and is suitable for almost any budget, skill level, and age! Great for traveling like on a train or on a plane! Or a nice little weekend project. For little to […]

Vintage Sewing Patterns & More

Sewing patterns can be hard to find in New York City! We have everything here! Except the normals things. Since starting my sewing class and seeing how wonderfully fun it is, I started looking for ideas and patterns to make my first at-home pieces. I was looking for vintage mod style clothing to make myself […]

The Sew Weekly

OMG! Heart this talented sewer, Mena Trott, who was featured today on The Storque. Mena’s blog, Sew Weekly, documents making a new dress a week! In the Fall of 2009 she decided she’d like to make one beautiful vintage-inspired piece a week and post them on her blog. Check out all her lovely creations so […]

It’s Holiday Time!

It’s that time of year again! Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s! Which also means it’s time for fun and presents! Every week until New Year’s I will be posting a variety of great quick knit/crochet patterns, either by me! or from all the wonderful resources on the web, for the upcoming holidays. Each one […]

Purl Soho Sewing Class

I’d been looking for a beginning sewing class for awhile and really had a hard time finding a suitable one. Many were too expensive, too basic, or didn’t fit my schedule. There seems to be a shortage of suitable places to take an affordable yet comprehensive beginning class. So after talking to a few people, […]

OMG! Yarn Shops

Beginning knitting or crochet needs very few tools and almost no space which is a premium in New York City. All you need is a pair of needles or a hook and some yarn! But even that was hard to find when I started up knitting again several years ago. Googling “yarn store, nyc” turned […]

My Vintage Singer Sewing Machine

Singer Treadle, “AB Series”, Model No. 66. Made in Elizabeth, NJ, USA. circa 1927. This is what started it all! Late last summer I wandered into a junk sale at the Moravian Church down the street and spotted this lovely sewing machine for $25. I had been considering sewing for awhile but didn’t know where […]

Hello World!

Welcome to OMG! Heart. “OMG! Heart” is usually my remark to things I find especially novel. So that’s what I decided to call this blog dedicated to sharing all the crafty things I heart. It is a collection of craft patterns for knitting, crochet, and sewing. Along with some handy how-tos, resources, noteworthies, novelties etc. […]