To Read Over Coffee #5

A collection of links from the past few weeks that I think are interesting/amusing/educational/insightful enough to read/watch/listen & think about over a cup of coffee.

to read over coffee

(Everything falls into the “making” category this week, so I made a couple sub-sections.)


In the realm of ‘crochet as art’ Caitlin McCormack’s beautifully macabre pieces.

A beautiful description about the process and care that goes into spinning & knitting A’Nead’s cobweb weight knitwear.

About Making

I love this sneak peak of a knit-print fabric from The Knitting Goddess.

“Gratitude is the Attitude” from Getting Purly With It.

History of Making

A brilliant 18th century embroidered bible cover.

“The image at the top of today’s blog post is, in many ways, an 18th century equivalent of our facebook covers and digital wallpaper.”

from the Smithsonian – “How Singer Won the Sewing Machine War”

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