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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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!

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

“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

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