Honing your Craft
Monday March 25th 2013

Posts Tagged ‘Knitting’

Hip Hip Hooray Holidays

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 right around the corner! What to start working on…the list is always long! The MacKay Way has been involved in this home renovation (the DUST!) and thus [Read More]

Anna KAL

Anna KAL

Between teaching 3 10-12 hour days in a row weekly, living with a major house renovation (yes, that’s the floor sander you’re hearing in the background of this post) and sorting the gardens out in time for them to grow and prosper… I joined a KAL.   [Read More]

Class with the Yarn Harlot: Mawata for everyone!

Class with the Yarn Harlot: Mawata for everyone!

My first class at SAW was with the Yarn Harlot herself, teaching us Mawata. What is Mawata?   It’s knitting silk from the cocoon. Of course, it’s not just that easy as opening the bag of cocoons and knitting away. A little about silkworms… Silkworms [Read More]

SAW – Welcome!

SAW – Welcome!

June’s SAW (Squam Art Workshops) has come and gone. ***sigh*** It was DELIGHTFUL! This was the third year for the textile retreat and boy are we happy to have been a part of it!!  I’ll be writing about it in a few posts for easy click through and follow along. [Read More]

Honing One’s Craft!

Honing One’s Craft!

Hold tight and check back soon! This page of The MacKay Way will be all about honing your craft.  I have a number of them… Specifically but not exclusively: Millinery, Fashion & Style — my life’s work Sewing – a great creative outlet Knitting [Read More]

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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 [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 [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 [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 [Read More]

Hip Hip Hooray Holidays

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]

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