Book Review – Customize Your Knitting

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I was so excited to get this book, Customize your Knitting, by Margaret Hubert. I’ve had the privelege of meeting Margaret a couple of times now, at the Knit and Crochet Show. She’s a fun, and amazingly talented fiber artist. Customize your Knitting is not just a book of patterns, but rather uses the patterns to teach a variety of different techniques.

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Book Review – The Art of Paper Flowers

The Art of Paper Flowers - Book Review on StitchesNScraps.com

When “The Art of Paper Flowers” by Bobby Pearce first landed on my doorstep, I was very intimidated. The big, beautiful flowers pictured all seemed impossibly complex. I love the page layout and design aspect of scrapbooking, but actually shaping paper is not one of my strengths. I’ve tried quilling, origami, and similar crafts with mixed success. I decided before I could review this book fairly, I would need to actually try to make one of the flowers.

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Product Review – Plastic Handle Aluminum Crochet Hooks

Product Review - Plastic Handle Aluminum Crochet Hooks

I received this set of Plastic Handle, Aluminum Crochet Hooks from CrochetCreation, just before I left for the Knit and Crochet Show in Charleston. It was perfect timing, as I was able to take this set along with me and try it out while I was there. Heads To me the most important part of any hook is the head. … Continue reading →