With 18 days left before Christmas - there is still time to create, celebrate and generally enjoy the festivities of the pre-Christmas joy.  This is the best time of the year EVER! And our South Texas weather is cooperating and giving us a bit of chill in the air. This...

Celebrate and Create We blinked and have arrived at the week before Thanksgiving - one of my favorite holidays.   To make it better, South Texas is having weather - cold today - to make the Fall emotions come alive. With this season, there is excitement in what we can create, wear,...

There are many times I find myself coming up with a cute idea for a needlepoint project but then I can’t find a pattern I like! Or  that pattern doesn't even exist! Luckily we live in the time of the internet and there are online pattern makers dedicated to the...

Tomorrow, Friday, October 5th is the first day of the 12th Annual Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas!   The Yarn Crawl lasts for ten awesome days - and The Tinsmith's Wife will be open all the first nine days from 10 am - 6 pm and Sunday, 10/15 from 10...

The countdown is on for our 10th anniversary celebration set for September 29th. Ten years goes by in a flash - and thank goodness, we are as passionate about needlework as when we started - and maybe a bit more! This newsletter is my top ten countdown of great things happening...

The Tinsmith’s Wife prides ourselves in carrying select products for your needlework. We know that so much love and parts of ourselves are stitched into the items we create.  As with our shop, much of the needlework industry is founded upon small businesses that are stitched together with love,...

Summer has fully arrived here at The Tinsmith's Wife, and there are so many perfect excuses to stay cool and relaxed with a needlework project in your hands either by the pool, in a shady spot in your garden, or at your dining room table. Lazy Days of Summer are...

Oh, Christmastime is here! Don't you absolutely love it?! I sure do - and it is a perfect time to create, create, create. Just wish I could grow time so that I had more time - but we all wish that.However, for today - I have a beef stew cooking in...

I love this time of year! Reasons abound to hunker in and "make". To me the making is such joy - making a pie, knitting a sweater, decorating the house, even cleaning the house. It just feels right to nestle in and make and environment to truly enjoy our homes...