After attending the Winter CHA Show in Anaheim, CA, I came away most impressed with the new selection of colors and textures in yarn. Lion Brand Yarn has new super textural yarns in beautiful colors.
A Kindle cover design by Theresa Pulido that is locker hooked and stitched with new “ruched frames” technique featured in “Locking Loops” book, and using hand painted fabric, mohair yarn and batik fabric strips.
Top 10 Easy & Color Gift Ideas–#5: Hand crafted ornaments locker hooked with yarn, wool or silk fabric strips make great gifts.
This charming gift idea is from the Locking Loops book. It’s a basket to hold a home-made jar of preserves, anything you’ve canned, or a special item you’ve bought. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been too busy this year for canning, but you can buy some at a local farmer’s market or grocery store….
This holiday season I think we’re all more cost-conscious consumers. When giving gifts, the prevailing trend is to be frugal rather than spendy. Something hand crafted is also extra special. In line with this idea, I have decided to make most of my gifts. But I realize they need to be easy to make and…