I know it’s August and hot now, but if you don’t start knitting now, before you know it October will be here.  And by then, it will be too late.  You’ll be cold.  So don’t delay!  Come by Stitchville and I can set you up with this wonderful and easy project!  Using Classic Elite’s Chateau […]

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  Macramé!? Was Ricki Martin in that band?  Oh, no.  That was   Well, then what the heck is macramé?    Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about it: Macramé or macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting.  So, if you keep up with the Textile talks, you already know what knitting is.  You also know that crocheting is […]

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Let’s talk about the oldest form of textile arts, shall we?  It’s not knitting or weaving or spinning, but sewing!  Neanderthals were sewing well before it was cool, making clothing and shelter out of skins and fur and fastening it using bones for needles and guts for thread.  And you though sewing was for sissies! […]

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To discuss crewel, we must start with a brief tutorial on floss.  Not the teeth kind though.  That’s not quite as fun. I get off on the pain I inflict! I’m talking about the kind that comes in amazing colors and thickness.  The kind you can do anything with!  Like this: Not all threads are […]

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