e-Commerce Migrations

I’ve been using Zen cart for my e-commerce solution since I started offering product for sale online at Fiber Rhythm Craft & Design. Since the business was new and I had more time than money to spend, it was a great solution for me. Over the years since I...

Fashion Illustration I

Just finished up the Fashion Illustration I class at Portland Sewing.  Its been decades since I did any figure drawing, but the proportions for figure drawing did  need to be overcome to fit into the fashion mind-set. (It’s mostly in the legs!)...

Discover Color Knits

Wow. Fun to create the video and got to collaborate with my son, Sam. Introducing our new class that will start next month.  Registration will be opening SOON!

Fiber Rhythm Classes

Our in-person classes for May have been scheduled!  these are held at the Fiber Rhythm Studio in Portland, OR.  Signup on the website. See the calendar here.We are offering:Beginning Knitting – Saturdays at 1pm starting May 3 – three...

Bambu yarn twist

Another customer question I thought I would share.  Q: I’m a weaver and interested in your yarns. For weaving the “twist” of yarns is important. What is the twist of your bamboo yarns?A: This question can be very important for both weavers and...

Studio Meetups scheduled

For those local to Portland, Oregon folks:I’ll be hosting an open studio / meetup on Monday evenings from 7:30 until 9:00 pm and again on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 4:00 pm.  Starting next week (April 14th and April 16th).  You are welcome to...

Reflective Yarn Closeup

I’ve been asked to provide a close up photo of the Retroglo┬« yarns to help a customer decide whether or not to buy it and so thought that likely more of you folks might be interested in seeing a closeup of this fun, somewhat ‘magical’ yarnRetroglo...
Survey

Survey

I’m working on developing a course and have a few questions for you. Please take a moment and let me know (via comments) what your answers are to the following questions:What is something I can do that you wish you could do?What would you love to see me teach a...

Back to the knitting machines!

I’ve been checking out mods to knitting machines online lately and going to take an Arduino class this week to see if I can perhaps one-day mod my own… found some interesting projects (where have I been??)A student duo made a rocking chair powered knitting...