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Book Project + Giveaway: Wool Binding Kitchen Rug for Hand-Stitched Home

Book Project + Giveaway: Wool Binding Kitchen Rug for Hand-Stitched Home | Red-Handled Scissors

Photo credit: Burcu Avsar, 2014, used with permission from The Taunton Press A little more than a year ago, I took a trip to Portland, OR, and had a crazy-fun all-day craft party with some of my very favorite people on the planet. During this melding of creative minds, I finally got to meet my …

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Book Projects: READ Cross-Stitch Wall Panel for BiblioCraft

Book Projects: READ Cross-Stitch Wall Panel for BiblioCraft | Red-Handled Scissors

I am a woman who loves books. (You’re shocked, I’m sure. I’ll give you a moment to recover.) So, when my pal Jessica Pigza approached me about doing a project for BiblioCraft: The Modern CrafterÂ’s Guide to Using Library Resources to Jumpstart Creative Projects [this is an affiliate link], the library-themed book that she was …

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Sunday Snapshots: Women’s Work

Sunday Snapshots: Women's Work | Red-Handled Scissors

Quilting and books about feminism and domesticity? Seems about right for a very chilly Sunday evening.

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Knitting Necessities: Cast On, Bind Off Book Review

Knitting Necessities: Cast On, Bind Off Book Review | Red-Handled Scissors

When I first started knitting, I made an embarrassingly large number of hats (and mittens and cowls) that I couldn’t even wear when they were finished because the openings didn’t stretch wide enough for me to actually put them on. For a while, I was convinced that I was an utter failure at knitting, because, …

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