30DAYSEPTSEWING, Alterations, Knitting

Day #4 – Craftsy Continuing Ed

On the fourth day of my sewing challenge, I took advantage of the free video workshops offered by Craftsy in honor of Labor Day. I previewed the class offerings on the night before and then opened my Chromebook with a plan of attack early Monday morning.

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Creative Entrepreneurship, General, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing

Super Pants-hemmer? Not!

As of June 1st, Fruit From My Hands became established as a business.  That is, as far as the Internal Revenue is concerned.  What kind of business is it, what do I do?  Good question! I've listened to webinars, read blog posts, studied theories, meditated and everything else I could think of to do.  There… Continue reading Super Pants-hemmer? Not!

Charities, Knitting

Special Olympics-Ky Scarf Project 2015

I believe my talents are a gift and I should give back whenever possible.  I've tried to make an effort to participate in the Special Olympics Scarf Project for several years.  I missed a couple of years.  This year, I was fortunate enough to run across the new color announcements for my state early enough… Continue reading Special Olympics-Ky Scarf Project 2015

Knitting

“Hypoallergenic” Knitting

Is there such a thing? What does it mean? Am I one?......After some research, yes, I am a hypoallergenic knitter. Am I happy about it? Yes and no. But it does answer a lot of questions I've had and it also nixes a lot of plans I had. Due to the dear daughter's wedding, I've… Continue reading “Hypoallergenic” Knitting

Knitting, Sewing

Ravelry for Sewers?

I've had a Ravelry profile for a while now but I only used Ravelry for searching for free patterns.  I've been inspired by some of their recent Unraveled blogposts to flesh out my profile and actually participate in the whole yarn community.  And let me just say, it is awesome!  The functionality of the entire… Continue reading Ravelry for Sewers?

Charities, Knitting

Charitable project – Special Olympics Scarves

I've always wanted to participate in a charitable knitting or sewing project and haven't found one yet but I stumbled across this one and it was perfect - 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project.  This was perfect!  I don't necessarily get their color combinations, but I love the idea of us all using a common color… Continue reading Charitable project – Special Olympics Scarves