• Guide to Donating Stuffed Animals

    I’m incredibly passionate about sharing the love of stuffed animals with children in need. In Ami Club, we will be selecting a few charities a year that are committed to lovingly matching children with their new companions. However, you don’t need to mail stuffed animals across the country to make a difference! In this post, […]

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  • FreshStitches Sample Sale Sample Sale, Tuesday only!

    Hi there! I’m having a FreshStitches Sample sale on Instagram! Today is #GivingTuesday, and Heifer International is doubling all donations today only. If you’re not familiar with them, they are an organization that gifts livestock and education to people in need, so that they can raise the animals and create an income for themselves. I’m […]

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  • FreshStitches Sprocket crocheted by Petit Remy #crochet #amigurumi Interview with Amigurumi Maker, Petit Remy

    Crocheter Petit Remy makes gorgeous plush robots (using the FreshStitches Sprocket the Robot pattern!) and donates a portion of her sales. I love watching these cuties pop up in my instagram feed, so I asked if she could come over to the blog and tell us a bit about her process! Can you tell me […]

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  • rainbow beads from FreshStitches Beads, Stitches Texas, Rainbows and Cuteness

    What I’m up to I’ve been really into succulents and made an awesome pair of rainbow prosthetic breasts for Knitted Knockers (bet you’ve never heard THAT sentence before!) I’ve also been super into bead crochet! I’m getting ready to open up the shop next Tuesday (after Labor Day) and I’ll have a whole selection of […]

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  • Knitting Behind Bars

    Every once in a while, I like to share a fiber-related story that just knocks my socks off. Lynn is the force behind Knitting Behind Bars, a program that teaches soon-to-be-released prisoners how to knit. It’s an idea that is incredible and live-changing, and I’m so pleased she’s taken the time to share with us! […]

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  • Donating toys to the Philippines An honest talk about charity, donating and the Philippines

    I was going to show you how I made my monster skirt today… but I’ve postponed it a little because there’s a topic weighing heavily on me that I want to talk about. By most reports, the typhoon that struck the Philippines is the worst tropical storm to make landfall. The death toll is over […]

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  • how to start a craft club Tips for Starting a Craft Club

    Today’s guest post is written by Tammy Powley, crocheter and blogger at The Crafty Princess Diaries. Tammy leads a craft club at her local school, and she’s been sweet enough to stop by today and share her tips! This post contains some great tips and also a list of charities that you can consider contacting […]

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  • How to help the children of Newtown, CT

    Most of us feel at a loss for words when it comes to the tragedy that occurred this week in Newtown, CT. Such a senseless act of violence leaves us feeling powerless. We’re not sure what could have been done to prevent such an event. However, in the aftermath, there is something you can do […]

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