EEW Nano

UPDATE: I have gone back and forth with Dreaming Robots three times now, and I still haven’t gotten what I ordered. Order at your own risk. I too just received an Electric Eel Wheel Nano spinning wheel! I backed pretty early in the campaign, since I had purchased one of his first minis when those […]

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Quilter’s Paradise

My Iowan aunts dropped of a few quilt tops to me this weekend. Sure, they have quilters and quilt shops back home, but they left them with me because I have found this gem of a quilt shop in small-town Kansas. Quilter’s Paradise in Baldwin City, Kansas is one of my all-time favorite quilt shops! […]

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Dressmaker

I’ve been sewing for a long time, but the only wearables I’ve ever successfully completed were PJ pants… Then I had to go to a wedding in Austin, Texas. In August. When I was trying to figure out what I was going to wear, a weird, planets-aligned series of events occurred. I found four yards […]

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Hill Country Weavers

My travels took me to Austin, TX for a family wedding last weekend, which is also the home of Hill Country Weavers. It’s made quite a few “Top Five Yarn Shops” lists, so I figured it was worth squeezing in a visit. We walked in. The mood was light, even though the air conditioner had […]

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Come Fly With Me

Let’s fly, let’s fly away… I do love Sinatra, and I’ve been running out of flying puns! And speaking of love, I had it at first sight when I saw Wingspan by Kyle Vey. It’s such a fun design, and there’s so many ways to wear it. You can play up the wings or tone […]

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Tool Talk

NothingButKnit has come out with another fun Q&A, this time about crafting tools! Is there a tool that you own that is your absolute favorite? Which is it? What did you use before you had that tool? I have a lot of absolute favorite tools! I have multiple sets of Knitter’s Pride interchangeable needles, wood […]

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Project Packing: Lake Edition

Summer in the Fahrlander family is marked by what we call “Lake Weekend.” We have family friends who live down at the Lake of the Ozarks, and the whole of each clan stays with them for a long weekend. It’s wonderful. We enjoy the water, play board games, and always take a trip to the […]

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