A day at Abilmente Craft Fair: must see in Italy

  Last month I spent a day at Abilmente. The biggest Craft fair in Italy! I had heard wonders about this fair and it did not disappoint me. I arrived bright and early at 9 on Saturday morning right as they were opening (thankfully I was staying within walking distance) Il mese scorso sono stata ad Abilmente. Come forse saprete e´ la piu´ grande fiera … Continue reading A day at Abilmente Craft Fair: must see in Italy

The Seamstress – El tiempo entre costuras: a book about Sewing and Spanish Civil War to WWII

Today I want to talk about The Seamstress – El tiempo entre costuras a book by Spanish writer María Dueñas. Oggi vi parlo di un libro spagnolo. In Italiano è stato tradotto in La notte ha cambiato rumore  The book has been out since 2011 and has quickly become an international best-seller…translations started to flock in. Il libro è uscito qualche anno fa diventando subito un best … Continue reading The Seamstress – El tiempo entre costuras: a book about Sewing and Spanish Civil War to WWII

2014 Year in Stitches Calendar Kit with discount code

You need to know my last cross-stitch project dates back to my elementary school years…so cross-stitching is one of those things I don’t really do, it seems too finicky. But when I saw this calendar I went: I want it so bad! It would look so cute in my (hopefully) soon refurbished sewing room. It would also make a great gift. I could even do … Continue reading 2014 Year in Stitches Calendar Kit with discount code

Meeting La Mia Boutique staff and my day at Creattiva Crafts Fair (Bergamo)

Crafts fair season is here…at least one positive thing about Fall! Yesterday I spent the day at Creattiva Crafts Fair in Bergamo. It was my first time there so I was really eager to go. I even got up early to make the most out of my day! Pity I was not the only one thinking that…the traffic jam when I got off the highway … Continue reading Meeting La Mia Boutique staff and my day at Creattiva Crafts Fair (Bergamo)