Honing your Craft
Monday March 25th 2013

Knitting

Hip Hip Hooray Holidays

Hip Hip Hooray Holidays The holidays have come and gone. This brings a sigh of relief and reminds me that birthdays are [Read More]

Anna KAL

Between teaching 3 10-12 hour days in a row weekly, living with a major house renovation (yes, that’s the floor [Read More]

SAW: Drop Spindle Class with Denny McMillan

For a very long time I’ve wanted to learn how to drop spindle. While visiting New York Sheep and Wool last fall I [Read More]

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Holiday Joy in NYC

You may have noticed that my posts slowed down in October and November. No, I haven’t given up on The MacKay Way, I was headlong into a really fun freelance project! [Read More]

Sewing

Tuesday Tip: Machine Stitches

Tuesday Tip: Machine Stitches

Which Stitch? Have a new machine? Curious about all the new stitches it can make? Thread [Read More]

Tuesday Tip: Tracing Wheel

How to hold your Tracing Wheel Manning that Tracing Wheel When using your tracing wheel, [Read More]

Mystery Project The MacKay Way!

Presenting her finished Needle Case! What are we Making? Mystery Sewing projects are fun, [Read More]

Paper

It’s a Wrap

I love to wrap presents. I love to reuse and recycle things. In an effort to use up some of the multitude of catalogs that are sent to us here at The MacKay Way, I came up [Read More]

The MacKay Way

Tuesday Tip: Machine Stitches

Tuesday Tip: Machine Stitches

Which Stitch? Have a new machine? Curious about all the new stitches it can make? Thread it with a dark color thread and some light color fabric and make yourself a stitch chart of your machines capabilities. Try each stitch in all stitch lengths possible and label your [Read More]

Learn to Embroider – May 19 – NYC

Learn to Embroider – May 19 – NYC

Do you walk through boutiques adoring the hand embroidered items but balking at the prices? Have you thought, “I can [Read More]

Tuesday Tip: Tracing Wheel

Tuesday Tip: Tracing Wheel

How to hold your Tracing Wheel Manning that Tracing Wheel When using your tracing wheel, be sure that the crook in the arm [Read More]

Mystery Project The MacKay Way!

Mystery Project The MacKay Way!

Presenting her finished Needle Case! What are we Making? Mystery Sewing projects are fun, whether it’s with children [Read More]