to celebrate the publication of my new book


Our colorful 1751 farmhouse will be open to the public. On view will be many of the projects that are featured in Crafting A Pattern Home along with many other things I have made over the years.

This event will be a celebration of the handmade. I hope the day will inspire you to add some pattern and color to your home.

The event is FREE. Books will be available along with some other things I have made. For more information and directions, see the EVENTBRITE PAGE HERE. Although tickets are not mandatory, it will help me get a count to know what to expect. Hope to see you here in western Massachusetts in May.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Unpredictable March

Farmers deal with unpredictability on a very regular basis. Just when we think everything is going swell, somethings slams you to wake you up to the reality that we are never in control - of our animals, the weather, the equipment. Stuff happens all the time and as I have said many times, we go with the flow. No need to be a control freak because I would have a nervous breakdown every day.

Today it is the first sales day for my new book 50 Sunflowers to Knit, Crochet and Felt. I was going to celebrate by going down to Webs to say hi to June Hiatt the author of the massive knitting tome - The Principles of Knitting. 


Instead I stayed here and I am watching the snow come down at a crazy rate. 

On book news, there is an interview over on the Classic Elite Blog along with a giveaway of my new book and my yarn Color by Kristin. Check it out here. I'll give you all a heads-up that there is also a free pattern link on their right sidebar.

Winston cleaning off his toes

You can order the book - signed by me - on my website here. If you want it inscribed to someone in particular, please add a note in the section for special instrux. Otherwise I will sign it generically. As always, my family and I thank you all for your support of our lives here on our farm.


tjf said...

Happy Launch Day! I am looking forward to receiving my copy of your new book! And, it does seem as though winter is just not quite through yet. I'm in Colorado and we are having beautiful weather interspersed with snow storms - today is sunny and warm, snow is expected by the end of the week. Thanks for sharing your farming life - even all the mud! :)

Megan Andersen said...

Congrats on your new book! Can't wait to see it!

Megan + the Creativebug team

Frances said...

Happy Launch day to you!

We avoided any real snow last night here in NYC, but I think that you all got a top up.

WEBs...my favorite online yarn shop. Extensive selection and wonderful customer service.


shabby girl said...

You are so talented, in so many ways.
I am a yarn Nut, for sure, and I'm sure I will love your new book.
But the photos of your Oh So Sweet Sheep grab my heart and Squeeze!
I'm thinkin' you need a children's book chalk full of those sweet faces!!! I have two little grandbabies that would LOVE it!

Anonymous said...

great photo of Winston today! Our golden retrievers also bite at those snow and ice balls on the feet.