Sheila J Kleinschmidt

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Why Apple’s announcements are both dream and nightmare

Like everyone, I was wide-eyed and paying close attention to Apple’s announcement Wednesday; not only to see what was going to be unveiled, but to discern what impact those announcements would have on the industry. The event left me both excited and terrified – some announcements are what dreams …

7 Metrics For Successful Leaders -- How Do You Measure Up?

Do you consider yourself successful? This question came up during a recent business dinner with a group of leaders, and the collective response caught me off guard.<p>While I simply thought, “Yeah, I guess,” others went on explaining the flaws that hampered their success. Although I considered …

Leadership

Crochet This Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Pattern

Looking for an appropriately crafty project to keep your hands busy while you watch the next episode of Game of Thrones? Why not get started on these crocheted dragon eggs from Christine Advincula of Bad Mushroom!<p>Not only is this a great project for honing your crochet stitch skills, you can even …

Linen Weave Boomerang pattern by Susan Ashcroft

You can buy the pattern individually or as part of either the Linen Weaves or the Spare Boomerangs ebook (3 or 4 patterns for 7 euros).<p><i>Not really a</i> …

Saku Hana pattern by Monika Sirna

Soft, delicate and elegant, Saku Hana <i>(blooming flowers)</i> mitts feature a sophisticated panel of stitches reminiscent of a Japanese flower garden.<br>The …

Folded Purse pattern by Frankie Brown

The sides of this purse fold down when closed to keep your money safe but you can open them up to find the coins you want. The finished purse …

Knitting

Green Thumb pattern by Diana Foss

Fifi Mittens pattern by Clara Beauty

Crème de Noyaux pattern by Dagmar Mora

<i>This pattern was part of the May 2012 Woolgirl Drink Inspired Club parcel. The theme was the Pink Squirrel cocktail. Now also available as a ravelry</i> …

Mirabilite Pouch pattern by Virginia Catherall

In technical terms mirabilite, also called Glauber’s salt, is a sodium sulfate salt used in the production of salt cake. It is harvested from …

Sideways Garter Vest pattern by Purl Soho

MATERIALS<p>Yarn A: 3 (4, 4) skeins of Purl Soho’s Worsted Twist, 100% merino. I used the color Artemisia (left).<br>• Yarn B: 2 (3, 3) skeins of Purl Soho’s …

I Talk With The Moon Tea Cosy pattern by K.M. Bedigan

<i>I talk with the moon, says the Owl,</i> <i><br>As it lingers over my tree.</i> <i><br>I talk with the moon, says the Owl,</i> <i><br>And the night belongs to me.</i><br>From the Poem ‘I talk …

Gift Card-igans pattern by Julie Tarsha

<i>So, it’s getting late and you’ve decided to go with a gift card for that last minute gift. Great idea! Want to personalize it? No problem,</i> …

Knitting

Ethereal Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

Baby Blanket Free Knitting Pattern

Captivating Cowl Free Knitting Pattern

Garter Ear Flap Hat

This Garter Ear Flap Hat was an engineering feat to get me back on my feet. You see, I didn’t exactly have that quintessential fresh-start feeling …

Reversible Circles of Lace pattern by Christina Consiglio

Long Tail Tubular Cast On

You know how a knit 1, purl 1 rib is nice and stretchy except for that taut line along the cast on edge? The Long Tail Tubular Cast On is designed to …

DIY Yarn Holder Made From a Toilet Paper Stand

While it may not be the most demure piece of crafting equipment, this ingenious DIY yarn holder made from a toilet paper stand certainly seems to get the job done! Cher of the craft alternative came up with this unique invention when she acquired a toilet paper holder for free from a house that she …

Fingerless Gloves with a Circular Twist

I would swear that I have shared this pattern with you before, but I can’t find any proof of that, so if I have, I apologize and if I haven’t I …

Kennedy the Candidate

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

Funeral services card.

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Mexican-American Vets Ignited Kennedy's Latino Support

On the evening of Nov. 21, 1963, President John F. Kennedy, his wife Jacqueline, Vice President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, walked through a wall of applause to take their place as honored guests in a Houston ballroom. They were making a brief stop at a formal dinner held by LULAC — the …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …