AKA becoming comfortable among questions. Finished. But never really.
Hi all! Guess what, Julie and I are cooking up lots of exciting new things to collaborate on for TFA in 2014 and the first of them is ready to be rolled out a little early…introducing: Julie's Notebook! A new, monthly blog feature curated and written by Julie for TFA readers. Show More Summary
Illustration: John Jack Vrieslander. Carpet design, 1899. John Jack Vrieslander was a German fine artist who graduated from the Dussldorfer Academie in 1898. Like many fine artists across Europe during this period, Vrieslander also produced work in a range of other disciplines outside of fine art painting. Show More Summary
This little book, no more than A5 in size, 160 pages and illustrated throughout in only black and white, might appear to have little going for it, but it is in fact a little gem. Originally published in 1980, The Identification of Lace...Show More Summary
The other day I was wishing that Asteria was already quilted. We have been having a cold snap this week. It feels like Holiday Festivities everywhere. And this would be the perfect quilt to put on our bed right now! Next year for sure! You can see how big this quilt is. My whole shed […]
Psst. The winner of the Journey e-book giveaway is… Katherine K. aka: 1martinigirl. Thanks to all who entered! Featured Knits: Prism Shawl and Monkey SocksYarn: TFA Superwash Merino Roving in prism for handspun shawl (occasionally available on Etsy) and TFA Blue Label in Orange Blossom I can't wear red lipstick. Show More Summary
Pattern: Brixter by me!Yarn: Not yet released merino/cashmere/silk DK weight yarn in Natural with a Buttercup pompom!Ravelry project page here Every year my girlfriends from art school and I do a secret santa gift exchange. This year I gave to Jenna. Show More Summary
The anticipation for the release of Journey, a pattern collection by two knitters, designers, bloggers and friends Jane Richmond and Shannon Cook, has been building for weeks now. I am very excited to be a part of the frenzy and I have...Show More Summary
Winter is settling in and Solstice approaches which always offers a new sense of balance to Just Going. I will be stitching and Wishing and whispering over at Dairies this month, posting every day until that day when the sun...
Top Tier Knitter: janalukas Ravelry Project page here Pattern: Mystic Delight by Anna Dalvi. Yarn: TFA Blue Label in Sunset, Chris Grey and Truffle (the red is a lovely non-TFA yarn) Designer Anna Dalvi hosted a pretty great mystery KAL earlier this year featuring a shawl design that used 2 colourways of TFA Red label Cashmere/Silk Single ply yarn. Show More Summary
(Direct link to a late post over at What if Diaries).
(Direct Link to What if Diaries)
Illustration: Helen Paxton Brown. Embroidered sideboard cloth, 1910. Helen Paxton Brown was one of the group of embroiderers that made Glasgow one of the main centres of contemporary embroidery in Europe during the early years of the twentieth century. Show More Summary
image source: www.JaneDenton.co.nz I saw it, I loved it, I can't stop thinking about it.Check out these beautiful works of art are by New Zealand based artist Jane Denton. I love needlework. I'm not really sure what more needs to be said about this. Show More Summary
Over the weekend I made a few more flying geese blocks and stitched together the center of my Random Sampler quilt. When I started this project I never intended for it to be a medallion quilt, even though Gwen Marstons’s lovely example is a medallion. But when I started adding orphan blocks from other quilts […]