I started knitting these way back in April, felted them last month, finally sewed on the straps last week, and finished the embroidery today!
I’m hoping to get as many WIPs (that’s work in progress for any of you non-knitters) done so I can start the new year with minimal little knitting “baggage”.
Yarn: Brown . . . → Read More: Finally Finished!
This weekend I hit a happy milestone in my etsy shop.
I’ve made 100 sales!
Thank you to everyone who commented on this blog, bought from me, retweeted me, and thank you to everyone who supported me in any way!
I’ll be doing a giveaway as a thank you soon in the new year…
And now I have to go . . . → Read More: 100 sales
Looking for a gift for that special someone on your shopping list? Think about buying handmade this Christmas. And I’m not just *suggesting* you buy from me, there’s tons of sellers on Etsy who are offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Actually, if you search Black Friday 215,072 items come up!
I’m offering Free Shipping at . . . → Read More: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale!!
Once again, my partner and I find ourselves 5,000 miles away from home this Thanksgiving. So we’ve just done what we do every year, for the past 4 years. We’ve eaten dinner at a Chinese buffet.
And this was my dessert plate.
There’s a hundred thousand reasons for me to be thankful for. House, home, partner, . . . → Read More: Happy Thanksgiving!
This is the last in my series of Pinterest tutorials. Here are links for Pinterest Tutorial #1, Pinterest Tutorial #2, Pinterest Tutorial #3.
Today I’ll be answering the two main questions I’ve asked been asked in the Etsy forums about Pinterest.
The most popular question:
#1. How do I get more Pinterest followers.
At the time of this writing I . . . → Read More: Pinterest Tutorial #4
I have a confession to make. I only just started my Christmas knitting. As in on Saturday.
Fortunately most of my family ignored my email asking what they’d like me to make them, so I don’t have much on my list:
Scarf for littlest sister
Fluffy socks for littlest sister
Wall Art for littlest sister (ok, so not necessarily knitted)
Hat . . . → Read More: And the Christmas knitting starts
Check out my Pinterest Tutorial Part 4, Part 2 and Part 1. You can find me on Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/fibrous/
Pinterest is a pretty laid back social network. Even so, there’s a few points of etiquette that I’ve learned.
1.If you see a picture you like on Pinterest you should “repin” it. Don’t go . . . → Read More: Pinterest Tutorial Part 3 Etiquette
Today is 11.11.11
In England it’s Remembrance Day. At 11:11 people observe two minutes of silence to remember members of the armed forces who have passed away. It was first observed here in 1919, one year exactly after the official end of World War I .
Other people consider this to be Nigel Tufnel Day, who had a . . . → Read More: 11.11.11
Back in September I posted a tutorial cleverly titled Pinterest Tutorial #1 which explained the basics of how to navigate Pinterest.
In today’s tutorial I’ll be talking about how to add a “pin”, and how to add a board. In the next tutorial I’ll be discussing some Pinterest etiquette, and in Pinterest Tutorial Part 4 I’ll be . . . → Read More: Pinterest Tutorial Part 2 The basics
Last night was Bonfire night. You might know it by the name Guy Fawkes Night.
It’s always celebrated on the 5th of November (remember, remember, the 5th of November), and according to Wikipedia bonfires were there from the very beginning. Guy Fawkes was a member of a group of provincial English Catholics who in 1605 . . . → Read More: Bonfire night