Katie spends her free time reading, doing yoga, and enthusiastically but inevitably botching DIY projects. Her poor DIY track record has yet to sway her from her ultimate goal of living each day like Pinterest or Zooey Deschanel. Before the end of the year, she hopes to a) find her sewing machine and b) start the Ron Swanson quilt. She considers both goals achievable.
Once a month, ladies of all ages get together in Denver to craft, laugh, and hang out. This group, the Craft Ninjas, was founded by Head Ninja Becky Hensley. Becky stopped by the blog to talk about how Craft Ninjas got started, where she gets her ideas from, and what her favorite part about being a Ninja is. Read more »
From Star Wars characters to mustaches, and molecules to funny sayings, there are now oodles of funny cross stitch patterns to be found. Check out some of our favorite non-traditional cross stitch patterns created by Craftsy members! Read more »
Yarn bombing, the art of decorating public places with knit or crocheted swatches of yarn, is everywhere these days. While most people love the pops of color and cheer, not everyone is a fan of the yarn bombing movement. If you want to yarn bomb your city, there are three things you must do. Read more »
Everyone in the knitting world knows that this community is made up of people from all ages and walks of life. That includes many celebrities. Who are some of our favorite famous knitters? Read the post to see who made our list, and tell us who your favorite celebrity knitter is in the comments. Read more »
Laura Nelkin has released the tenth and final pattern from her Adorn Anew knitted jewelry e-book... the Kable Kuff! Find out more about this gorgeous design that is the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Read more »
Alycia of Alycia Quilts graciously provided the quilt pattern and steps for our Quilts of Valor Mystery Quilt-a-Long. Now, Alycia tells us more about how she started quilting, how she came to be involved in Quilts of Valor, and why supporting Quilts of Valor is so important to her. She also shares easy ways to become involved with Quilts of Valor yourself. Read more »
Craftsy instructor Miriam Felton was recently in Denver at our local yarn and fabric shop, Fancy Tiger to sign books and teach a couple of classes. I went to her book signing and trunk show to say hi and check out her patterns. Read more »