Book review: Overdressed by Elizabeth Cline

This post contains affiliate links. I was lucky enough to grow up in a family with some amazing seamstresses.  My grandmother went to a needlecrafts trade school during the Depression, had done piecework in a factory before getting married, and continued to be a sewing machine master well into her later… View Post

Interview with Nicki Trench, Author of Geek Chic Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. Today I’m interviewing Nicki Trench, a multi-craftual author and needlecrafts teacher working in East Sussex.  Lauren Walsh at CICO Books was able to give me a sneak peak of Nicki’s latest book, Geek Chic Crochet: 35 Retro-inspired Projects That Are Off the Hook, and you can… View Post

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Freeform Knitting and Crochet with Margaret Hubert

This post contains affiliate links. This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series.  You can find my other posts in this series here. Two weeks ago, I spent my Sunday at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio as part of their Crochet Masters weekend.  After taking the… View Post