Hot off Carly's sewing table - the prize for the Bomb Cyclone KAL!

Bomb Cyclone, No Match for Aubrey Ann Sewing Co

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Designers, eco world, Fiber Focus, Pattern Related, Q&A 2 Comments

When this totally unexpected bomb cyclone struck the Eastern Seaboard on Jan. 3/4th my mind was turned to bundling up with knitting and all my friends who may be affected. One of those friends is Carly, a knitter and sewer I met on Instagram, who lives in my favorite State… Maine!! Listening to the wind howl viciously and watching the trees bend nearly to the point of snapping, an idea popped into mind that I ran with in an effort to beat the arctic blast… a Bomb Cyclone KAL. I messaged Carly with the idea and she kindly donated a prize for all of you to fight, erg, I mean knit for. So grab your WIPs, a cozy blanket, cup …

eco elements theme

Eco Elements

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Pattern Related 6 Comments

And the 2018 design theme is… This exciting theme applies both to inspiration as well as materials! Each release will detail the eco elements behind the inspiration and the materials. God uses so many different factors to inspire the designs He gives me. Sometimes it is the yarn itself, or the story of the indie dyer, but most often it is from a hike with CGDSJ, Puddles. I’ve kept my camera close these last few months to shoot those flashes of inspiration desiring to share more of the design process with you all! More commonly identified when thinking about “eco elements” are the materials themselves. I’m branching out there too! Sadly, animal-fiber (for me) still isn’t doable. But if you …