OMG! Heart goes to Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Finger Pin Cushion from The Old Country Store Look what I found when I went to visit Lancaster, PA earlier this year! Well actually I didn’t find it. I totally missed it. My BF found it and got it for me as a surprise 🙂 🙂 🙂 Score! AWESOME FINGER PIN CUSHION! It’s a tiny […]

Fiber Futures: Japan’s Textile Pioneers

Umi kara no okurimono: Air X (A Gift from the Sea: Air X), 2010 Whoa fiber mania! I saw this on TimeOut NY while looking for some birthday things to do for my special treasure hunter. The Japan Society is running an exhibit on the innovative things the Japanese are doing in the fiber and […]

OMG! Heart goes to Sheep & Wool Festival

If the above gallery doesn’t work, see my Picasa Album for the full gallery. I made it out to The Sheep & Wool Family Festival up in Rhinebeck, NY and it was so fun! It’s a veritable yarn wonderland, so many lovely yarn producers were showing and there were many sales to be had. I […]

OMG! Heart goes to Maker Faire

PS. If the above player doesn’t work, see my photos right on Flickr here. I had so much fun at last weekend’s Maker Faire 2011 at the Hall of Science, Flushing Meadow Corona Park here in NYC! I managed to see most of the artists and vendors on my list but totally missed out on […]

Maker Faire NYC 2011

I’m falling asleep at the wheel! Last year I missed the Maker Faire and Singer Sewing Co. was there giving demos and lots of freebies. I heard from everyone who went that it was awesome! So this year I’m going to hustle it over there. I hope it’s as good this year! In short, the […]

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 […]

The Sheep & Wool Family Festival

Fall is officially here! Love it or hate it, summer is over :(. It also happens to be that time of year where… Holiday season is coming up! So it’s time to start planning your holiday gift knitting, sewing, or crochet too. Yep, can’t believe how time flies either… Anyway, more about that later! I […]

International Yarn Bombing Day!

Bombs Away!! It turns out this Saturday, June 11, 2011 will mark the first ever official International Yarn Bombing Day! And Michaels Craft Store is going to kick it off. Right here in Manhattan at their Upper West Side location! I love shenanigans of any kind. So ones that include YARN are especially fun! I’d […]

Worldwide Knitting in Public Day 2011

Worldwide Knitting in Public Day is coming soon and will be celebrated here in New York’s Bryant Park on June 11th! I’ve never attended but thought it was a neat idea. Just show up to start knitting outdoors with fellow knitting fanatics. This year WWKIP is celebrated from June 11-19 depending on your area. All […]

It’s National Crochet Month!

Project in Progress: Amigurumi Crochet Critters And Women’s History Month! Together! Girl Party! But more about that later. Yes. March is National Crochet Month here in America. How will you be sharing your love of Crochet? To celebrate I will be doing 2 things: #1 Finishing the crochet PIP shown. It’s been kicking around for […]