Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF)

Last week I was invited to be a panelist at the Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) of Greater Philadelphia. “Art of Networking” was the topic of the day.  The event was held at the Deloitte’s office in Philadelphia.  The women in attendance were at various stages of their careers.  They represented companies, such as, Campbell Soup, Deloitte, GE, […]

Cold Feet

Cold Feet by "ktshy"

If you’ve ever woken up in the morning with icy toes that just won’t thaw even during the day, you’re not alone! Cold feet are a common phenomenon, especially among women, and while it’s one that can be linked to serious medical issues, more often than not, the reasoning behind it is pretty simple. Behind […]


Woman Owned Business WOB: I recently attended the WE R.O.A.R. Women Entrepreneurs Summit in Reading, PA. W.E. is Women Entrepreneurs and the acronym ROAR is defined as, Relationships, Opportunities, Assistance and Resources.  The evenings opening remarks were made by Sentaor, Judy Schwank.  She really got the crowd fired up!  She spoke about the Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

A Textile Legacy


A Textile Legacy   Christine Forester was destined to pursue a career in textiles. Her great grandfather worked at Philadelphia Dye Works and her grandfather swept floors at the dye house when he was young, and attended the school when it was known as Philadelphia Textile Institute. Her father, Michael Welsh attended then Philadelphia College […]

Customer Review, Aalta Core Yarn

Aalta Yarn - Finest Quality yarns and patterns

Customer Review, Aalta Core Yarn 5 Star POSTED BY MICHAELENE ON 13TH JAN 2016, on Noble Knits Perfect for the project I’m knitting a baby blanket that has a lot of cabling and the cables look terrific. There is good stitch definition in the border which surprised me a little considering how soft the yarn […]

Yarn Baskets and Bags – New Cat in Town, Made in the USA

There is a New Cat in Town, Yarn Baskets and Bags, Made in the USA. Created from years of qualitative and quantitative research, to provide, wholesales with the needed support and ammunition to sell through our products. Answering the question: How might we stimulate Local Yarn Shops and provide them with innovative products to differentiate […]

Yarn Fiber 101- What’s in your yarn

yarn fiber

Yarn Fiber 101, is a look at the common fibers that are used to make yarns.  It is important for you to understand the attributes about the fibers when you are choosing a yarn for a specific project.  Do you want a yarn that is warm and acts as an insulator?  Do you want a […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast Cancer affects too many woman.  Whether it’s your Grandmother, Mother, Sister, Friend, Colleague or neighbor, it is a fact that we all need to handle and learn about.  The best source that we have found to get some great info about how you can help is the Susan […]