Skein Passion

Luscious 'fioro' hand died merino-silk yarn skeins from The Yarn Bowl in the shades sepia rose, abalone and plum purple As Valentines day approaches sprinklings of pink hearts and cutesy romance sayings start popping up all over the place. Yarn sales are overflowing with red and pink colourways and patterns are dotted with love knots.  But I want to talk about Passion. That deep intense desire you experience when you touch that divine squishy yarn skein, you know the one I'm talking about, that skein that makes your heart sing. It's a magic colour, squishing it is like touching a cloud with the lustre of angels. The yarn of your dreams. Where were you when you had that experience the first time? In a specialty yarn store looking at the silk-alpaca blends? I'm willing to bet it wasn't, more likely it was at the discount store passing the bargain aisle and this little ball of fluff caught your eye and you sighed and squished it and wished you had the skill to turn

Love Your Machine And It Will Love You Back

My first ever guest post!!

dusting the bobbin housing

Gina's Craft CornerToday's post, Love Your Machine And It Will Love You Back is about taking care of your sewing machine, and you can read it over at Gina's Craft Corner.

I was so thrilled when Gina asked me if I would like to write a guest post for Gina's Craft Corner. I'm still getting over the shock that another blogger thought I could add some value to the content she provides to her readers.

Gina creates brilliant conceal and carry bags that are super funky with great hardware features. Make sure you pop over Gina's Craft Corner to see her creations.