Inspiring Resources

Inspiring Resources

Ribbonerie at 3695 Sacramento St. in San Francisco is one of my favorite places for a varied selection of beautiful ribbon. Paulette, the owner, has ribbon of all types and colors displayed in vintage ribbon display cabinets, shelves and baskets. Amongst these...
Discovery: Needle Arts friendships, Inspirations and a Knitting Book

Discovery: Needle Arts friendships, Inspirations and a Knitting Book

Discovering friends who enjoy visiting textiles exhibits or knitting over a cuppa tea or a new Needle Arts book has occupied some of my time and given me happy moments during recent weeks. I was inspired by the San Francisco Asian Art Museum’s two wonderful small...
Discovery: Alabama Chanin

Discovery: Alabama Chanin

It is always fun to discover a new resource to help with a Needle Arts project. If my students don’t want to cut their own strips of cotton knit jersey used in knitting, crochet or braiding, this material is available out of organic cotton in about 52 color choices...