A Holiday Recap

I hope you all had excellent holidays, ’cause I sure did! I love to give of my talents this time of year, so that’s what I tried to do: I made quite a few of these snowflake ornaments and F-bomb stress balls for my coworkers (my sister got an F-bomb too, cause I new she […]

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A Holiday Hiatus

Thanksgiving is just about upon us: family is flying in from out of town, menus are being prepared, and battle plans are being made for the Black Friday sales. Of course, you don’t have to fight crowds on Friday if you’re making your holiday gifts. As I’m sure most of you are doing the same, […]

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Baldwin City Maple Leaf Festival

What better way to ween myself off of my crafty Ren Fest weekends than to surround myself in crafty goodness at a fall festival! The Maple Leaf Festival in Baldwin City, KS occurs in third full weekend in October. It started as a craft show in the late 1950s, to celebrate the leaves turning and […]

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If You Give an Emma a Project…

I’m taking another class at The Studio, this time it’s a needlepoint chess/checkerboard where the squares are different stitches. Part of me knows this was not a smart thing to start. I have three projects I’m trying to finish before Ren Fest is over, I promised two skeins of handspun yarn to two different friends […]

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A Knitting Q&A

Want to say again: I’m following the #fiberadventures hashtag on Instagram. Use it so I can see what you’re working on! NothingButKnit posted a knitting Q&A and I thought it would be fun to answer: Do you have a favorite crafting tool? I don’t know that I have one overall favorite. I still have my […]

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Why You Should Love a Knitter

(or crocheter!) I know this isn’t clever or new, but dating does get harder as one gets older. There are fewer opportunities to meet people, I think. In this day and age it’s even harder to find someone with similar interests, or at least someone who can appreciate your interests. From my experience with this, […]

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Going Out Your Door

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – J.R.R. Tolkien “Knit on with confidence and hope through all crises.” – Elizabeth Zimmermann   Hello Fellow Adventurers, My name is […]

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