Maine Fiber Frolic 2014

Maine Fiber Frolic 2014

Last week the fam & I had the privilege of attending the 2014 Maine Fiber Frolic. It’s been on our list of shows to check…

New Pearl Option for the Flower Child’s Personalized Necklace – with Engraving

New Pearl Option for the Flower Child’s Personalized Necklace – with Engraving

A customer recently asked me if I could do a pearl instead of a Swarovski crystal for her flower child’s necklace order. I had some…

2014 New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival: New Goodies

2014 New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival: New Goodies

Last weekend, my family & I attended the New Hampshire Sheep & Wool Festival in Deerfield, New Hampshire. This is our 4th year in a…

April 2014 Newsletter Archive

April 2014 Newsletter Archive

April 2014’s newsletter is now archived. You can view it by clicking on the above link. Look like something that interests you? I do a…

Cool Tool: Bond America’s USM (Ultimate Sweater Machine)

Cool Tool: Bond America’s USM (Ultimate Sweater Machine)

My husband & children got me the USM (Ultimate Sweater Machine) by Bond America for my birthday this year. I have been researching and going…

Personalized Ladybug Necklaces: Engraved, New & Revamped

Personalized Ladybug Necklaces: Engraved, New & Revamped

This time of year, you can frequently find a ladybug or two in our house. I thought, what better time to (re)lauch my ladybug necklace:…

Artist Spotlight: Elina Singh of Purple Cat Designs

Artist Spotlight: Elina Singh of Purple Cat Designs

I stumbled upon Purple Cat Designs while looking for a large case that could hold all my knitting needles & crochet hooks.  I was absolutely…

Knitting Bling: Stitch Markers

Knitting Bling: Stitch Markers

I don’t know why it took me so long to merge the jewelry making with knitting accessories. It was about a year ago that I…

March Newsletter Archive

March Newsletter Archive

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Artist Spotlight: Nana Browns by Nicole Lulchak

Artist Spotlight: Nana Browns by Nicole Lulchak

I discovered Nicole’s Etsy shop back when my now 5 and 6 year old were baby & toddler, while searching for the perfect light weight sun…

March Giveaway: A Personalized Bunny Necklace

March Giveaway: A Personalized Bunny Necklace

I’m really excited about these new fonts and keepsake necklaces, that I wanted to open up my monthly newsletter giveaway to the world wide web….

February Newsletter Archive

February Newsletter Archive

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Personalized Necklaces Featuring 2 New Engraving Fonts

Personalized Necklaces Featuring 2 New Engraving Fonts

Check out these new and revamped designs and leave a comment to have a chance to win one! In an earlier post I talked about…

Artist Spotlight (and Giveaway!): Jessy Austin of Knotted Strings…and Beady Things

Artist Spotlight (and Giveaway!): Jessy Austin of Knotted Strings…and Beady Things

You know that feeling, when you know exactly what would be perfect to make your life easier but you have neither the time or the…

January 2014 Newsletter – Archive

January 2014 Newsletter – Archive

Click the above image to read January 2014’s newsletter. To subscribe to the current newsletter & thus qualify for the giveaways & sales, subscribe here….

More Handspun Confetti Yarn: New Colors

More Handspun Confetti Yarn: New Colors

More handspun confetti yarn has been added to the website. I like to call this light & lofty yarn “confetti” because before I spin the…

New Engraving Fonts

New Engraving Fonts

As mentioned in a previous post the studio is open but you will see some favorite customizable products on the website missing. I have 2 new…

New Alpaca Handspun Yarn Listed

New Alpaca Handspun Yarn Listed

I have several skeins of natural brown alpaca handspun yarn listed on the website. My first completed batch of alpaca yarn spun from raw. Unlike…

The Studio is Officially Open for 2014 but…

The Studio is Officially Open for 2014 but…

I’m finally finished inventory & the supplies got a total overhaul as far as organizing is concerned…as in, they are actually organized! During the Christmas…

Artist Spotlight: Cat’s Wire by Catrin Maier

Artist Spotlight: Cat’s Wire by Catrin Maier

I have known Catrin, the artist behind Cat’s Wire for approximately 5 years now. Based in Göppingen, Germany, we “met” online in a jewelry group,…

December 2013 Newsletter – Archive

December 2013 Newsletter – Archive

This is last month’s newsletter. I do a draw for a giveaway every month for a product as well as offer the best deals for…

Artist Inspired: Her Majesty the Flapper: One of a kind Jewelry Made from Vintage & New Materials by Laura Boyko

Artist Inspired: Her Majesty the Flapper: One of a kind Jewelry Made from Vintage & New Materials by Laura Boyko

 I met Laura Boyko aka Her Majesty the Flapper at the Bridgetown Farmers & Traders Market this summer. I asked her for an interview to find…

The Dye Binder: Recording Fleece Dyeing

The Dye Binder: Recording Fleece Dyeing

Last month when talking about the dyeing experiments I was conducting in the studio on raw fleece, I meant to post a photo of my…

November Newsletter – Archive

November Newsletter – Archive

Last month I launched my monthly newsletter, a goal that I have had on the books now for 4 years! The newsletter acts as a…

Artist Inspired: Painting Poems by Steve Skafte & Wally Shishkov

Artist Inspired: Painting Poems by Steve Skafte & Wally Shishkov

Steve Skafte of Bridgetown, and Wally Shishkov of Bear River, Nova Scotia, have combined their talents to simultaneously create a cohesive piece of artwork called…