Sew For The Love Of It

Sew For The Love Of It

So… I just found out today that September is officially National Sewing Month! If you’re mad into sewing and would like a reason to celebrate, try this month. Have a sewing party! Teach a friend to sew! Submit your latest or greatest project to a National Sewing Month contest. This year’s theme is “Sew for […]

Contest: We Have A Winner!

Contest: We Have A Winner!

CONGRATULATIONS! Rosrin W. from Stafford, Texas. Your prize will be sent out shortly. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Thanks to Melissa Knits! for including me on her blog tour and providing a free copy of her new book, Teach Yourself Visually Circular Knitting by Melissa Morgan-Oakes. And thanks to all those […]

Uncommon Goods Jewelry Design Challenge

Uncommon Goods Jewelry Design Challenge

Check out the above woven jewelry featured at the Uncommon Goods marketplace! They are T-Shirt Necklace made of recycled apparel, Jasmine Woven Earrings, and Feather Woven Earrings. All handmade by local artisans. Uncommon Goods is having a Jewelry Design Challenge that is open to all disciplines including Knitting, Crochet, and Sewing! Anyone can enter to […]

Giveaway: Win A Free Knitting Book!

Giveaway: Win A Free Knitting Book!

Would you like to win this lovely free knitting book, Teach Yourself Visually Circular Knitting? Melissa Morgan Oakes, who wrote the book, was kind enough to send me a couple of copies to review and giveaway! You can learn more about the book in my full review ! See below on how to enter! Contest […]

3rd Ward Open Call 2011 – NYC + Taipei

3rd Ward Open Call 2011 – NYC + Taipei

The folks over at 3rd Ward are holding an open call for artists of all disciplines to submit their work! So this applies to all those aspiring fiber artists in fashion, textiles, knitting, sewing, and crochet too! If you’d like to submit your work for the chance at 2 solo shows in NYC and Taipei, […]

Jimmy Beans Wool: Beans for Brains

Jimmy Beans Wool: Beans for Brains

ZOMG! (I work for a media company and “editorial” has a bunch of banned phrases on a dry-erase board that include “OMG”. Ha!) Irregardless (Double Ha!). Check this out: Jimmy Beans Wool has a yearly scholarship program called “Beans for Brains“. If you Knit or Crochet, you could be eligible to win money for school! […]

BurdaStyle Holiday Giveaway 2010

BurdaStyle Holiday Giveaway 2010

Starting November 30th – December 30th BurdaStyle.com will be giving away a new prize each day! From really great brands too! All you have to do is check the BurdaStyle Blog – www.burdastyle.com/blog everyday and make sure to make a comment to win! Here are some wonderful prizes you can win: Blumenthal Lansing Brother Clover […]

Artfire + Contest = Canon DSLR!!!

Artfire + Contest = Canon DSLR!!!

I need this camera so bad! Coincidentally it’s a junior version of the camera I’ve been dying for, Canon’s T2i. I’ve been taking my “product shots” with my 10 year old Canon Elph (circa 2001) or my iPhone. Sad state of affairs indeed. I want to take pretty pictures too!! So a nice camera to […]