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ETSY: How-To Tuesday!

  Stop on by the Etsy blog to see yesterday’s How-to Tuesday post, by moi. In it, I show you how to do the pattern stitch for my Wrist Factor wrist warmers. Make a pair for yourself, then whip out…


Happy I Love Yarn Day!

Wishing you a happy “I Love Yarn Day”! I hope you’ve spent it surrounded by the needlecraft, tools and crafty people you love. If you haven’t done so already, check out the Craft Yarn Council tribute page for a bunch…


Fire Relief for Friends

Bastrop Fire. (Credit: AP) As I’m sure you’ve heard, there’s been horrendous fires engulfing different parts of central Texas. The worst by far however, is in Bastrop (30 minutes outside of Austin) where so far 34,000 acres and 785 homes have been…


Today on Fave Crafts Radio!

Just a quick post to let you know that I’ll be a guest on Fave Craft Radio today at 2pmCT/3pmET. Give the show a listen to hear all of the guests discuss free projects available to the public–I’ll be chatting…


Fool’s Gold Holiday Wishes Magazine

Best-selling author of Fool’s Gold, Susan Mallery, has put together a special e-magazine for the holidays and asked me to share it with you. Enjoy! Open publication – Free publishing – More california Craft.Rock.Love,Vickie


My Dad

Me with Dad in Hermosa Beach, CA 2008 I’ve been quiet on this blog lately, so for those of you who aren’t with me on FaceBook, I thought I’d post an explanation. My dad, Chuck Montoya, who’d been long suffering…