Friday, December 2, 2016

Crochet Socks

Why should knitters have all the fun in creating socks?

Fiber Flux's post provides links to 11 free patterns for Comfy Crochet Socks including some for infants, children and adults.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Working with Minky

Cool winter days motivate quilters and sewists to use Minky fabric on the back of blankets or quilts. The super soft fabric can be difficult to handle.

Some sites that offer advice on working with the soft fabric.

Clarks Condensed

Sew Much Ado

Easy Sewing for Beginners

Kitchen Table Quilting

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Advent Pouches

FitzBirch Crafts shares a tutorial for making small pouches for observing Advent or simply counting down the days to Christmas.

Charming Advent Pouches

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Pin Looms

Those who attended the Fiber Fest may have seen the demonstration that Laura B. held on Pin Looms.

The small looms are quickly becoming popular. Berroco's photo tutorial shows the steps involved in creating fabric on a pin loom. It will appeal to those who want to refresh their memory or try a new craft.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Cleaning Handwoven Cloth

One of the most frustrating situations an artist can experience is soiling an article that took months or years to create. 

Interweave recently shared tips on Keeping Cloth Clean. While it addresses handwoven cloth, some of the tips can be applied to hand-knit or crocheted items as well.