From the monthly archives:

June 2013

I’m addicted to fabric and Mood is my dealer

by This is Carrie on June 19, 2013

Even though it was over 12 years ago, I still remember the day a co-worker guided me into that old, rickety elevator on 37th street and introduced me to Mood, my little slice of heaven on earth. I had just  moved to NYC with my husband for what we thought would be a fun …



Tutorial: Kid’s Reversible Fat Quarter Apron

by This is Carrie on June 15, 2013

Not being a quilter myself, it took me a long time to figure out what a “fat quarter” was. All I knew was that I loved collecting cotton prints for small applique projects and those little pre-cut, fat quarter pieces always seemed perfect and right on budget.  With just 2 fat quarters and a package […]



During my trip to NYC and the Lion Brand Yarn Studio last fall, I learned how to dye yarn (and my fingers) with Sharpie markers.  It’s such a fun an easy way to enter the wide world of yarn dyeing and a perfect summer project. Supplies: Yarn blank (purchase here or knit yourself–mine was machine […]