Entries by Andrea Schroer

Blog Round-Up

This list may seem random – the only thing unifying them is that I like to read them.  They are not listed in any particular order. Jenny the Potter Deb Robson – The Independent Stitch Habetrot (I know it has not been posted to recently, but there is SO much info here – go read […]

The Year of the Motif

For me, 2012 was The Year of the Motif.  It was a defining year. The last five years of my life have been vastly different for me from what I had previously known.  I met my husband, got married, had a baby, then another baby; my sister – who is my business partner – met […]

Baby Doll

We were out rummage-saling last weekend.  Auto Correct says rummage-saling is not a word?  Really? Anyways, I happened to notice this little guy in a box of toys, with a 50-cent sticker on his head.  On a whim, I scooped him and up and added him to my little pile of treasures I took up […]

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Why is it called Brooks Bouquet?

    I’ve been playing with Brooks Bouquet again lately, in preparation for an upcoming weaving class in which we are going to be working with several hand-manipulated techniques. I get really hung up on nomenclature – WHY are things called what they are?  HOW did they get their name?  And while working on my […]


Fulled Crocheted Slippers

For some reason, all the slippers in the house have decided to wear out at the same time (despite the fact that they are all made years apart of different materials, using different techniques).  With so many slippers that need replacing, I felt compelled to find a quick solution.  And I wanted a sturdy solution, […]