As a first-time attendee to the Craft and Hobby Association Tradeshow, I was told to expect big things. But I really didn’t know how big until I arrived at the convention center to find the that the sign for the event was almost as big as my house. Once I got through the doors, I was blown away by the vast, airy rooms filled to the brim with crafty eye candy. To keep myself from getting too overwhelmed, I did […]
As many of you know, I specialize in fabric and yarn crafts here at Craft Test Dummies. So, while I was walking the show floor at CHA Summer 2012 last week, I kept a special eye out for new and exciting products for the pins, needles, and hooks crowd. Here’s what I saw: Knitting, Crochet, and Yarn Crafts: Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons, packs of 8 mini skeins of yarn for amigurumi, colorwork, and smaller projects. New Vanna’s Choice color combinations […]
I’m a fabric and fiber crafter at heart, and CHA Winter 2012 certainly did not disappoint. Between demos and events, I hit the aisles to check out what was new in the crafting world, keeping an eye out for exciting developments in the fabric, needle, and yarn arts. Per usual, I saw way more great products and ideas on the show floor than I could ever fit into one roundup post, but here are some of my very favorite finds: […]
Jenny teases her coverage of the simply screen silk screen by plaid, and video demo.
Jenny teases her article on CraftCritique, shares video info.