Author Archives: Karen Long

Happy New Year!

2018 is here, and I wish all of you health, happiness, and peace in the new year! Lots of exciting things are happening here: All the Star Patterns are now in the Etsy Shop, so there is only one link … Continue reading

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2017 is almost over!

As 2017 is rapidly coming to a close, I want to remind everyone that I’ll be retiring some of my classes to make room for some new offerings in 2018 (more info on them coming soon!).  In January, I will … Continue reading

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The Phoenix – Deco for the Holidays for Sale on Etsy for a few months

I really don’t have any of my tutorials for sale because I am still actively teaching my classes.  But, there were so many requests for the pattern for the beautiful red/gold holiday edition of the The Phoenix, that I decided … Continue reading

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The Phoenix “Rises Up” as a star!

Ever since designing The Phoenix pendants, I’ve been curious about how they’d look as a Star.  So, using the Rise Up pattern, I worked the first 14 rounds of the base square.  Then, I modified round 15 to be a … Continue reading

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The Phoenix – for the Holidays…

I have a class for The Phoenix coming up at the end of the month, and I started thinking that it would fun to create a “Holiday” version.  So, using the Deco pattern, I substituted reds and gold for the … Continue reading

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