This is my third in the unofficial cut and sew bag series. I wanted to make a REALLY big bag and I found a Butterick Pattern for a beach bag that hung just right. The pattern shows the bag with big bold beachy prints so that was the direction I was going in as I search for fabric.… Read more
Not only was the San Francisco weather fantastic but the day was a feast for the creative senses.
La Cocina’s San Francisco Food Festival in the Mission District is a melting pot of the best street food, entertainment and art. Of all the creative arts the culinary arts is shared and talked about by almost every one.… Read more
I think I may be on to something fun, sewing. I love all the cotton print fabrics and while I have not sewn for years it brings back memories of my youth. Weekends sitting behind the sewing machine making something new to wear to school.… Read more
I never really think about knitting as going viral but that is what happened when I started knitting Maltina Behm’s Hitchhiker Shawlette. As of today there are 6,500 projects on Ravelry. If you did the math at roughly $5.00 a pattern that is a homerun wow!… Read more
Low tides are the perfect opportunity to explore and they are not always at the most convenient times. This past weeks minus tide in the morning is perfect for me and I was hoping to sneak away to the beach. Without much success today was my last chance and I seized the moment.… Read more
Knitting has always been analogous with winter but not around here. Yesterday it must have reached 90 degrees and the knitters were out in full force. There were at least 6 of us sitting under the umbrellas at the Corte Madera Town Center with needles in hand.
When talking to knitters I find it interesting to learn about that one person or event that influenced them most as a knitter. My first interview on KnitFun is with the person in my life that has been the most positive and influential to my love for knitting. If it weren’t for this person I do not think I would be the knitter I am today and I know that is true for many people in the knitting community.… Read more
Knitters all over the world will be doing and celebrating what they love to do most knit. Today is the first day of World Wide Knit in Public Week. Visit the website there is a link to find a KIP day in your area or if you are motivated start one yourself.… Read more
International Orange is an art exhibit at Fort Point in San Francisco celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. There are 16 contributing artists in the exhibit that approach the bridge from different perspectives. Ranging from photography, video, magazine, sound … a feast for all the senses. Not only is it in a unique and beautiful area with the wind, waves and fog but the landmark it pays tribute too looms large.