Thimble Blossoms Quilt Patterns

Look at these wall to wall gorgeous quilts by Thimble Blossoms!!! ❤ ❤ ❤ I love the designs, textures, color schemes… And especially the unique modern vintage style of each. It’s quaint and nostalgic but fresh and contemporary. Borderline hipstery, folk hipstery! And very “decoratable”! The designs are unique yet versatile enough to fit a […]

YarnPop & GoKnit Bags!!

Left: YarnPop Pouch ~ Right: GoKnit Bag OMG! Heart these. Just discovered these handy little accessories for knitting and crochet! I always drag some crochet or knitting with me wherever since I commute on the train to work and I always just throw my knitting into the smallest plastic bag I can find. I also […]

International Yarn Bombing Day 2012

Yarn covered stairs for International Yarn Bombing Day, Sydney, Australia (CC by JAM Project) – From BBC.com Jun, 9th, 2012 – Today is the 2nd Annual International Yarn Bombing Day ever! That’s right, although yarn bombing has been around for awhile, a day to celebrate it (worldwide) only started last year! I remember when the […]

OMG! Heart goes to Stitch N’ Pitch 2012

At The Mets! No, that’s not me! But on Sun, June 3, just days after Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter game in Mets History on June 1, 2012, I went to my first Mets Game in a long time! The Mets are my hometown team and it was a very special night. Not only […]

Grandmother’s Pattern Book

OMG! Heart this website, Grandmother’s Pattern Book! It’s kind of a weird looking site but it’s chock full of mostly free Crochet and Knit Patterns from across the web. Lots of vintage and unusual patterns. From amigurumis to accessories to apparel. Frogs and Toads to Skorts and Skirts! It links out to many great pattern […]

Etsy or Regretsy? Not So Handmade Markets!

Robots in Times Square also sold on Etsy from Regretsy.com When Etsy first hit the scene circa 2005 or so, I remember where I was, what I was doing, and who I was talking to about it. Melodramatic, yes, but it was a big deal for me back then (as a tech professional, indie shopper, […]