Sometimes, we end up owning a piece of clothing that we like the fit of, but we’re not happy with… Read More »How to overdye a piece of clothing: tips for success
Sarah is the owner/operator of Vermont Natural Sheepskins. She is an avid knitter and knitwear designer. She also enjoys cooking and gardening.
We’re back after a week off due to illness. And even though my voice is still a bit frog-like, I… Read More »Sweater plans: Yarn choice and techniques for knitting “Wool & Honey”
Maple syrup is a big deal in Vermont, and for a small state we have a big share of production… Read More »Maple Sugaring: A time-honored tradition celebrated with friends
In the past few years, I’ve noticed that I began modifying the patterns I was knitting more and more. Then… Read More »Knitwear Design: why, and how, I develop my own patterns
As preparations for the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival continue here at GHC headquarters, we reveal a few more items… Read More »Inner Harbor pattern, Maryland Sheep & Wool preview 2019
It’s finally Spring here in Vermont, and we’re looking forward to some of our favorite events of the year. This… Read More »2019 Spring Preview: New products, workshops and festivals
We’ve known ReBecca for more than 10 years, and have come to appreciate her thoughtfulness and creativity as our friendship… Read More »27 – ReBecca Béguin: Shepherding as lifestyle and inspiration
Sometimes, a new design or product will capture your attention and imagination to the point of obsession. This is what… Read More »Colorful Handspun Yarn: Creativity born from constraints
I’ve been working quietly behind the scenes on a new design for a project bag for portable crafts, and couldn’t… Read More »26 Pauline Van Gulden: Collaboration is an essential part of sewing creativity
When our friends Joe and Sarah got married a few years ago, one of the highlights of the celebration was their amazing wedding cake. I wanted to shove a few illicit pieces in a napkin and bring them home, but good manners got the better of me, so I decided to try to recreate it at home while it was fresh in my mind. The key elements were: a light, slightly chewy white cake, a rich layer of mocha frosting inside, topped with light and tangy vanilla frosting.
Read More »Vanilla Wedding Cake with Mocha Filling: Recreating a favorite from memory