Aug
19

CRAFT*ish: A Conversation with Illustrator, Travis Nichols

This week on the CRAFT*ish Podcast, Vickie talks with guest illustrator (Sponge Bob, Uglydoll, etc.) and author, Travis Nichols. He talks about the effect that the Austin Craft Mafia had on his career, how artists can protect their work, and…

Aug
15

Ask Me Monday (Facebook Live): How to Magic Loop (knitting)

This week’s Facebook Live stream (aka “Ask Me Monday”) tutorial came from a frequent request from viewers! I showed how to do the Magic Loop method for knitting smaller pieces in the round, using a long circular needle instead of…

Aug
12

Crochet a Market Tote Bag!

Where I live in Austin, disposable plastic grocery bags have been outlawed, so I bring my own bags with me when I shop. From heavy duty paper and plastic, to canvas and nylon, there are of course countless reusable options to purchase. But, dear readers,…

Aug
11

A Conversation with Grammy Award Winning Songwriter (and Knitter!), Siedah Garrett

This week on the CRAFT*ish Podcast, Vickie reconnected with an amazing woman she met at a Vogue Knitting Live conference where she was the keynote speaker. Siedah Garrett is most publicly well known as the co-writer of the song Man in the…

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