2017 Spring/Summer Fashion

2017 Spring/Summer Fashion

Spring gardens are definitely reflected in this season’s fashion prints, colors and textiles. There is something to be found for whatever style desired; especially in classic, bohemian, retro 1950’s to 1980’s and Asian Indian influences. Any needle artist who can do...
Q & A: How does one non-visually trim a hem allowance evenly?

Q & A: How does one non-visually trim a hem allowance evenly?

Templates are the key. First someone has to measure the hem length up from the floor and pin the hem in place. Decide what width of hem is needed, then cut a template out of lightweight cardboard. I use cardboard from the back of note pads or packaging. Use a paper...
Knitting Project Update: Fitting + Threading Cording

Knitting Project Update: Fitting + Threading Cording

My sweater is coming along. I will share more adaptive techniques in this blog post and future ones as I let you journey through the process of this sweater with me. For me the slow knitter, I have decided to knit the whole sweater body in the round utilizing a few...
Knitting without Sight

Knitting without Sight

Many knitters knit without looking while conversing with others and may not think about that fact. When I point this out to sighted knitters they then realize, yes; they do knit often without looking. Here are ideas to make it easier to knit with vision loss....