Category: Strings & Needles

July 2017 QuickLit

July 2017 QuickLit

Happy Saturday! I’m linking up with Modern Mrs. Darcy’s QuickLit post again this month.  This monthly check in gives me an opportunity to share what I’ve been reading lately.  Check out the post and some of the other linkups – there are some great recommendations hiding there! What I’m Reading I’m listening to As Chimney …

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Invincible Summer

Invincible Summer

I finished a knitting project a couple of weeks ago that I’m just in love with.  This is my Invincible Summer, designed by Susanne Sommer and featured in the newest issue of Laine Magazine. The bulk of the yarn is Fiberstash Dyeworks, an indie yarn dyer in the neighboring state of Vermont.  I discovered her …

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Quick Lit Link Up

Quick Lit Link Up

This month I’m linking up with the Modern Mrs. Darcy and her QuickLit post!  This gives me a chance to share a lot of what I’ve been staying busy with.  It’s been one of those spring/summers when I’m so busy all of the time, but have very little to show for it! What I’m Reading: …

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Stop spending so much time drawing those lines!

Stop spending so much time drawing those lines!

I just wanted to share one more little sewing trick today.  If you’re a quilter and make lots of half square triangles, you know how time consuming it can be to draw lines on the back of squares before sewing.  There are some fancy sewing machines out there that have lasers built in and they …

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Tip! Remember to Oil Your Machine

Tip! Remember to Oil Your Machine

I’m the worst at remembering to do basic maintenance on my machine.  My primary machine is my Juki TL2000QI which I adore.  It’s not a computerized one, just a good old fashioned workhorse.  It’s actually an industrial machine so I know that Judy Juki can do almost anything that I want her to…  as long …

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Needle And Thread

Needle And Thread

In my last post, I mentioned that I’ve been obsessed with knitting and sewing again.  I wanted to share a few recent projects here, if that’s okay.  I know that it’s not book related, so feel free to skip if you’re not interested!!   A recent finish is my Find Your Fade shawl.  I am so in …

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