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Afghan carpet weavers are putting drones on their rugs

When it comes to what to depict on rugs, Afghan weavers traditionally turn to what’s most familiar. So in the 1980s, when the Mujahedeen were fighting back the Soviet occupation, some local weavers abandoned flowers and water jugs to illustrate what their days consisted of back then: war. 579 more words

Sad News

This morning when we woke up, we discovered that the kittens were gone. The box where they were was empty and even TC wasn’t here. 267 more words

Real Life

Day 24: DIY workout shirts

Like any college student, I’ve got a decent stockpile of overly large, unisex t-shirts that I’ve gotten for free over the years. I hardly ever wear them because they’re so big, especially in the sleeves. 266 more words

100 Days Of Creativity

Monogram Initials

There was this blank wall in my bedroom, right above my bed, and I just couldn’t have that. I liked the idea of monograms and the idea of a craft project. 309 more words


Knitcircus Podcast #54

Amy has a new job, guess where?! Jaala also has a few new employees, and we get to hear about them too.

News: Amy has designed a sweater with Knitcircus Yarn, and it has an exciting and unusual construction. 134 more words


Washer and Dryer Retro Re-do

Our city house is going through a major and much needed renovation (finally!) We’ve lived in this house since 1996 when we bought it from the family who built it. 705 more words


Quilled Orchid

I have always been fascinated by the beauty of Orchids. They have long  been a symbol of love and beauty. Their colors and petal arrangements are so elegant and interesting that they always capture attention. 53 more words