Going to CGOA, Part 3, etc.

I haven’t had a random update in a while.  So, here goes.  I have accomplished step 3 in the going to CGOA list.   I bought my plane ticket!!  Wow, there were some pitiful options by the time I was getting mine.  Like leaving at midnight or arriving at 2 AM, or 12 hour layovers.  […]

Fiducia Clutch on Underground Crafter

Here’s another big surprise!  This is the first of 3 guest posts I will write for Underground Crafter.  This one was a labor of love but it gave me tons of ideas for more projects. UPDATE:  Maybe I should actually give you the link! I’ve been Tech Editing a lot lately, which has cut into […]

Tech Editors Are Guardian Angels

Basically, she’s a guardian angel for crochet designers. That’s what Pam (the messy bun lady) has to say in her latest post over at Crochetpreneur.  Not only is she recognizing tech editors and their importance, but she is speaking about me!!!  I am so honored.  Check out this great article she has that honestly tells […]

Furls for the Summer!

I just ordered 5 new Furls hooks for my birthday!!!  This post has affiliate links, but only because I absolutely L-O-V-E Furls hooks!!!  Furls Odyssey hooks are about to change price from $30 to $33 each on June 1.  Stock up now!!  Click Here for affiliate statement. When I was pregnant with my last baby, […]

How to write crochet

In today’s post about how to write crochet, we are going to be discussing the repeat punctuation.  I did a lesson as a live video over on my facebook page and called it “Learn your A, B, P’s” for asterisks, brackets, and parentheses. I’ve been advertising this presentation from my instagram account for a while.  […]

Going to CGOA, Part 2

Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) conference is this July 25-28th in Portland, Oregon and I’M GOING!!!  I’m so excited.  I meant to post an update about it on Friday, but this last week has been a very difficult one for me personally and emotionally. Regardless, I’m back and I’m here now.  As soon as my […]

Meet the Tech Editor: Jean Clement, Desert Rose Fiber Arts

In this second installment of the Meet the Tech Editor series, I’d like to introduce you to Jean Clement of Desert Rose Fiber Arts.  You can find the first installment right here. I met Jean through a tech editors group and she’s been a kind, valuable and generous resource through that group whenever I, or […]

My Life: Crochet with a baby

I love my babies and I love crochet.  I love breastfeeding, but it takes so much of the day that if I sacrificed my stitching time while nursing, I’d almost never be able to crochet.  Thus, this is what often happens. Be sure to subscribe on youtube and sign up for my newsletter to find […]

Going to CGOA, Part 1

I’m going to CGOA!!!  This will be the first in a series of posts about my preparation and journey to the annual convention. I’m so excited about this.  I’m going to attend the Crochet Guild of America (CGOA) convention in July!  This is fantastic.  I can’t wait to be surrounded by people who are completely like […]

Proper Project Level Definitions

UPDATE 4/27: I heard from Craft Yarn Council, Downloadable symbols are Basic, Easy, Intermediate, & Complex. In this first edition of the Tips from a Tech Editor series, learn the truth to Project Level definitions.  It’s about stitches, not skill. The article previously published by Novella titled What’s in a Skill Level? written by yours truly […]

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