Archive for the ‘Fiber’ Category

Yarns I’m Loving

With the colder upon us,  I’m turning my crafty attention to yarn projects. Granted I’ve not yet figured out how to knit or crochet anything that isn’t a square or a rectangle. This year though, I am committed to learning how to knit something else besides scarves. That said, here are some handmade yarns I … read more

Autumn is here!

Here’s some awesomely autumn goodies from the Autumn Indie Fixx Galleria! 1. Subtle Acts ~~ 2. Glamourpuss Creations ~~ 3. Forest and Fin ~~ 4. Stuff by Nicole 5. Phydeaux Designs ~~ 6. Bluebird by Lucie ~~ 7. Finest Imaginary ~~ 8. The Venerable Bead

Guest Blog: Knit Green: 20 Projects & Ideas for Sustainability Book Review

By guest contributor Amy Anderson  I first learned how to knit when I was in middle school. My grandmother—the goddess of all textile arts—taught me, and I’ve been striving for greatness ever since. But I’m stuck in the rut of scarves and more scarves, without the patience to learn anything more complicated. Solution? Knit Green: 20 … read more

Fresh Etsy Pixx: LoveandKnit

By guest contributor Amy Anderson   Mine Kurtulmus is an example of why following your heart can bring great happiness. Her Etsy shop, LoveandKnit just opened in September after Kurtulmus decided to leave her job and focus on her knitting and crafting full time. Her knits have fun, unique designs and her sister shop, LoveandDream, has lovely intricate clothes … read more

Pretty petals for your home

Now that the weather has gotten colder, all my lovely flowers have died out in the yard (except the mums, of course) and I’ve been thinking about what I could add to all my vases now. Here’s what I came up with. Poppies from Dutch – Dutch Felt Art Roses – Nestings Daisies – Hey … read more

Wool Accessories for Fall

Before she left to go back to school Alexa, one of the Indie Fixx interns, put together this post sharing some fashionable  fall wool accessories – Jen.  By guest contributor Alexa Carey It seems that just as we find that ideal summer dress, the colors in the trees deepen and it’s time again to pull … read more

Guest Blog: Eco Story Yarn Pixx from Kelly Rand of Crafting a Green World

By guest contributor Kelly Rand I love fiber. I love to knit with it, I love to fondle it, I love to horde it, and I even love to smell it. Seriously, there should be a twelve step program for this addiction I’ve got. I especially love to know the story of fiber; where it … read more

Art Star recap #3

Here’s the last of my pics from the Art Star Craft Bazaar from this weekend. I’ve already told you about some of my purchases here + here, but I also wanted to let you know that I bought an extra large deer tote from Bubble Dog (hanging up here on the left). And, I got … read more

Guest Blog: San Fran Baz Biz by Phydeaux Designs

Brenda Lavell of Phydeaux Designs is sharing some highlights from San Francisco’s Bazaar Bizarre, which took place the previous weekend on November 30th. Brenda was there selling her wonderful knitted wares. I’ve totally been eying her scarves, especially this one & this one, as a gift to me from me!  Anyway on to Brenda’s post … read more

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