I have recently been writing about the creative process a lot recently and I got to thinking about our furry muses. If you have a pet, I can just about guarantee that they have “aided” your creative process from time to time. Personally, I have cats and so do many of my close friends. They … More Creative Pets
The hunt for yarn is on! Often this step is tied pretty closely with finding a technique because one can be very dependent on the other. I am personally a very bug fan of worsted weight and bulky yarns. I can often substitute 2 strands of worsted weight for a bulky yarn. Once you know … More Our Creative Process Part 3
Let’s talk for a moment about the challenges of marketing a craft business in the age of Pinterest and YouTube. Nowadays, people can find tutorials for anything thanks to the interwebs. Sites such as Pinterest, Instructables, and YouTube foster many tutorials and Do-It-Yourself projects for anyone wanting to learn. From learning how to cast resin … More Crafting a Business in the DIY World
We recently posted a blog on where we get the ideas for our creative process. You may be asking, “what comes next?” It depends on whether the idea we have comes from adapting an existing pattern/idea or building from scratch. You may have noticed that I didn’t cite Pinterest as a source of ideas. We both … More Our Creative Process Part 2
I think this varies between the two of us but I can certainly tell you what I have watched happen for both of us over the years. Creativity is often inspired by so many things and these are the top places where we have gotten inspiration for ideas. 1.Friends & Family – If you are … More What is Yarn Twisters Creative Process?
We always have fun trying new things and in the last year we’ve been experimenting with knitted and crocheted jewelry. … More New jewelry projects are coming…
Everyone has the ability to think outside the box and many people these days are on the DIY bandwagon. Is this really creative? Is it letting your work express your inner self? The definition of creativity is to use the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of artistic work. A photograph of a … More What does it mean to be Creative?