Tuesday, June 28, 2011

A Good Deal !

Out with the old, In with the New!

Cascade has reformulated, redesigned, updated and improved lace weight Kid Seta Yarn. And I've moved the old style (but still ever so delicate!) to the clearance cabinet. Kid Seta retails for $11.60. But I have Cascade Kid Seta (older version) for $8.95. Better yet, I have some Knit One Crochet Too (same stuff!) for $4.95.

Check it out....when it's gone, IT'S GONE!

Check out all the new colors on my Cascade Kid Seta NEW page.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Xerox Phaser 8560 MFP - FOR SALE

My day yesterday was a busy, but satisfying. Fire Marshall wants my boxes cleared away from the switch box, and yesterday was that day for me. Much to my dismay I have 2 switch boxes in my unit. Obviously I've got someone elses as well as mine. So I had to clear out substantial floor space. But it is done. It's always a good feeling to sort and toss! In the process, one of my printers is now ready to be sold.

It's a super-duper printer. I've got two, and I only need one these days. If you are local, and can pick up, call me!!! (see more details at bottom of this posting)

Also, a big box of brand new yarns from Plymouth arrived today. They are all in the computer, but will take a few days to get online. Stiletto is a striping sock yarn with gold and silver in the strands. 3 bright colors in Baby Alpaca Grande that were just too uplifting not to stock. Juli is a soft wool blend with flicks of silver. and more! Come in and see them now. They are in my new "newest arrivals" rack!
$1,000.00 Xerox Phaser 8560mfp (multifunction printer: Scan, Copy, Fax and printer. Full Beautiful Color).
Have used these for years for full color catalogs, faxing, color copying and scanning too. Great Printers!!

Includes installed 40gb hard drive to save files to (for walk-up printing). Makes for fast printing.
Also includes this beefy xerox stand with drawer (new $299.00)

Phaser 8560MFP: 30ppm Color Multifunction System, 2-Sided Print And Scan, Fax, Auto Doc Feeder, Networking, 2400 Finepoint Image Quality, 512MB Memory, 40GB HD, 2X525 Letter/Legal Input Tray, System Cart, Na Pwr Cord. (New $2700.00)/em>

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tom's Knitting Prank

Access Hollywood had a piece on the trick that Tom Hank's knitting prank on Julia Roberts. Did you see it?? As many of us already know, Julia is a devoted knitter. Knitting between scenes is something I've been away of for, gosh, 10 years now?

Charmie of Elegant Heirlooms has two new Christmas Stocking Designs in her line of Googleheim Christmas Stockings. It always amazes me that her stockings sell consistantly all year round. I always get a surge in November, but it continues to surge through January. And all year round. This June, another big surge of kits being shipped occurred. And that was even before I was able to get her newest kits up!

This one above is called Through the Woods. Santa with his bag of gifts on his back, a reindeer and a sheepie, fluffy lamb.

Noah's Ark is the name of her 2nd design. What a cutie! Note the cute fluffly sheep, and wait, is that a pink flamingo? OMG! How much fun is that!

Look at all the Googleheim Christmas Stocking designs at


Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Keeping things in line!

This past weekend, it took me 3 times to stitch in a sleeve cap, capturing all the excess fabric at the top of the sleeve. Yesterday these clips arrived....sure could have used them this weekend!!

Knit Klips from Susan Bates.

10 Knit Klips per package.

Aligns edges for quick seaming! Comes in assorted colors.

Clover Wonder Clips

These clips were designed with the seamstress in mind. But they spoke to me!
- - They have a strong grip and will hold the edges of my knitting together so I can seam evenly. (where were these when I struggled to stitch my mohair sleeve cap into the armhole!).
- - I've also grabbed a few to "bull-dog" clip some papers together. Sweet!
- - and Finally, I've been using them with my knitting machine, to hold down my yarn until I get a few rows knit.
- - There's 50 clips...enough to last pretty much forever, and they store in this strong hinged box that won't come open even if it is stored in your knitting supply bag.

Clover says: Clip and hold, Clip and Sew right where you need it!
Open wide for holding multiple layers of fabric. It won't damage or distort the fabric. Great Holding capacity for different types of crafts. 1/4" and 1/2" seam allowance markings on on the base of clip of clip. Clip base is flat for easy feeding to presser foot.
The Wonder Clips are great alternative to pins, especially when working with heavy weight fabrics, piles, and vinyls. It can hold layered sections of sewing projects such as handle connectors to handbags and piping without distortion. It holds quilt binding while sewing and it's easy to see and easy to find when dropped on the floor. Works well with sergers.