Cardigans and Pullovers, Coats and Jackets, Deer and Doe, Knitting, Podcast, Sewing: General, Spinning, Tips-Tutorials-Patterns

Fluffy Fibers: Episode 20

    Download the episode (1:12:06) here. Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast. I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum. Links to social media are in the blog's sidebar. The show now welcomes sponsors for giveaways, reviews, etc.. SHOWNOTES 1. A BIT… Continue reading Fluffy Fibers: Episode 20

Deer and Doe, Onion patterns, Podcast, Shawls, Spinning, Tips-Tutorials-Patterns, Tops and Blouses

Fluffy Fibers: Episode 18

Fireflies Rising by Curious Handmade, out of Kettle Yarn Co Islington in Chambray.Download the episode (55:06) here.Here is the direct feed and the iTunes page for the podcast.I am FluffyFibers on Ravelry and the podcast has a Ravelry group and forum. Social media links are in the blog's sidebar.The show now welcomes sponsors for giveaways,… Continue reading Fluffy Fibers: Episode 18

La Droguerie, Tips-Tutorials-Patterns, Travels etc

Tips on shopping for fabric, yarn and embroidery notions in Paris

If you're thinking of having a bit of Parisian S.E.X (Stash Enhancement EXperience, what else), you might find the following interesting. At least once every month for the the past 2-3 years, I have received emails from readers asking for pointers on fabric shopping in Paris. While I always appreciate (kind!) emails, I simply don't… Continue reading Tips on shopping for fabric, yarn and embroidery notions in Paris

Coats and Jackets, Simplicity, Tips-Tutorials-Patterns

Ruby-Turquoise Coat: Adding a Lining (Tutorial)

Before I show you the finished coat, I wish to share, step by step, how I made the lining for Simplicity 3631. This may help other beginner/intermediate seamstresses and seamsters who haven't yet tackled lining a coat or a jacket. I lined the coat entirely. An unlined fall/winter coat doesn't make any sense in Paris...… Continue reading Ruby-Turquoise Coat: Adding a Lining (Tutorial)