Mark your calendar for Oct. 26-27 Ann Arbor Fiber Expo

If you’re a fiber enthusiasts, then you won’t want to miss the Ann Arbor Fiber Expo at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road. “Classes will be available in many of the fiber arts. Vendors will be on site offering a wide selection of products. Breeders will be exhibiting some of their … Continue Reading →

Enter giveaway for chance to win copy of 'Woodland Knits'

If the sound of unique wearables like a “deer hat, butterfly mitts, (a) fawn poncho, (an) oh my bear sweater, (and a) wolf wristlet” give you the urge to cast on to your knitting needles, then “Woodland Knits, Over 20 Enchanting Patterns” (The Taunton Press/$19.95) is just the book you’ll need to keep you busy knitting in the … Continue Reading →

Longtime crafter has supplies to give away

Kathryn of Birmingham just called to say she has tons of various craft supplies to give away to individuals or groups. A crafter for “over 50 years,” Kathyrn says her stash includes fabric, wreath forms, yarn, knitting needles and LOTS more. She feels it’s all too nice to toss in the trash, and that there has to be … Continue Reading →

20th annual American Sewing Expo set for Sept. 27-29

Once again, the American Sewing Expo will be held at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The 20th anniversary event will be held Sept. 27-29. Featured will be “accessories, embellishments, one-of-a-kind fabrics and supplies, fashion sewing, fitting, home decorating, machine embroidery, needle arts, quilting, sergers and wearable art. Showgoers will see over 20 exhibits, fashion style shows … Continue Reading →

Artisan Knitworks is moving to Farmington

“Within the next 30 days, or so” Artisan Knitworks in St. Clair Shores will be moving to a new location in Farmington, “roughly at the intersection of Farmington Road and Grand River — details later.” In her blog, owner Sandra Van Burkleo writes, “The new place even has a terrace, so we can have some … Continue Reading →

Mark your calendar for American Sewing Expo in September

Sewers, it’s time to gear up your sewing machines for the upcoming American Sewing Expo at Suburban Collection Showplace where you’ll find an amazing assortment of sewing notions, textiles, tools and SEW much more! (This just in) “Beginner to expert sewers and crafters will find fashion shows, classes and shopping,” said Janet Pray, show producer … Continue Reading →