Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Smittens Are Back!! Just In Time For The Holidays!!

I’ve been smitten with sweater mittens ever since I taught my first class on how to make them. They are perfect for holiday gifts and the possibilities are endless. I like to call them “Smittens”. Hehe! Get it?…..sweater…..mittens…..SMITTENS!!! Ha! Sometimes … Continue reading

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Upcycled Pendleton Wool Clutch

Tis’ the season! In the spirit of giving this holiday season, I have another giveaway for you. I’m giving away this warm and cozy upcycled Pendleton Wool clutch. It’s made from a vintage Pendleton Wool mill end which in my humble … Continue reading

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And The Winner of the Crochet Shrug is………

My heart is full of thanks for all of your wonderful comments over at my eHow shrug tutorial. Some of your comments made me blush, some made me tear up, some made me smile, and every one made my day … Continue reading

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Win This Unique Handmade Fold Over Clutch and a Tutorial

Little did my mom know, that when she declared the Christmas of 1971 as a “Handmade Holiday”, she changed my life forever. The notion that my family took the time to create gifts for each other has had a lasting … Continue reading

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Just a few days left to enter to win this cute crochet shrug…

Only four more days to enter to win this cute refashioned crochet shrug. All you have to do is head on over to my tutorial at eHow and leave a comment there. The winner will be announced  next Saturday, November … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, LaKesha, from Out The Box Creations

For those of you organized souls out there that like to have all of your holiday shopping completed before Thanksgiving, LaKesha, from Out The Box Creations has returned with some handmade holiday gift ideas for you. LaKesha has been busy restocking … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into My World as a New Author (Still pinching myself BTW :))

It’s no secret that I’m a people person. I just really like people for some reason. So, I don’t know why it should come as a surprise to me that I’ve genuinely enjoyed all of the wonderful people I’ve worked … Continue reading

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Win This Cute Crochet Shrug and a Tutorial

Isn’t my friend, Linda, lovely in this easy to make crochet shrug? Wearing shrugs is a perfect way to bring your summer dresses and shirts into fall and early winter. You can actually make make one of these without knowing … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: Winter White Winner and Overall Winner Announced Today

As you know, I am not good at good byes. This last Refashion Runway: Season Two post has been the hardest one for me to write. Do you know how many times I’ve started over this morning, trying to find … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway: Winter White Sewalong

 Elizabeth, from The Hungry Octopus, took a break from her own Fall Refashion Series to sew along with us this week: “This week’s sew along isn’t quite white, but it will have to do. I picked up this ivory lace … Continue reading

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