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Hey! Welcome to my site! I'm Redd and I'm a jack of all trades. I knit, crochet & love needlework. I can be found all over the place. I combine geekiness with fibre fun and that's Geekopolis. I have the Fibre Fun Emporium where I have stitch markers, handspun wool, and all kinds of finished goodies. I used to have The Dame's Jewelry Box, and while it's not online right now, I sometimes sell my jewelry at craft shows. I am also the editor of on Geek Crafts.
I'm a 30 something who lives outside of Toronto, Ontario with my husband, Pauly, awesome son, Ash and our gaggle of pets. In my spare time I love to read, stitch (in some form or another), play video games and binge-watch geeky shows like Doctor Who and Supernatural.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Folklore Crafts Giveaway!  

If you've been following along, you know that I'm one half of Fabulous Publishing. We're a brand spanking new ebook publisher for crafters by crafters. The first two books we released are Folklore Crafts: Garden Gnomes & Folklore Crafts: Matryoshka.
The books have projects of all kinds. Sewing to crochet, knitting to felt. Even cupcake toppers and costumes! Projects from artisans from all over the world.

seriously, a full size matryoshka costume!
cupcake toppers!

Now comes the fun part! You can win your very own digital copy! Head on over and "like" our Facebook page and then comment on here letting me know that you did along with your e-mail address so I can contact you if you win. You have a week, so do it before Friday, June 8. Easy peasy right? You'll even get to pick which ebook you get, gnomes or dolls. Don't want to wait? Want to buy them now? Well, that's awesome! You can buy them here.

Follow our Virtual Blog Tour!

May 28Margot Potter
May 29Joanna at That Thing I Made
May 30Vikram at Craft Gossip
May 31Kathleen Dames
June 1Samantha at Geeky Sweetheart
June 2Redd at Dame Named Redd Designs
June 3Renee at My Ugly Kitty
June 4Val at Val’s Art Studio
June 5Jessica at Ballston Arts & Crafts Market
June 6Shayne at Trans-Craft-Inental
June 7Jean at Pretty Kitty Dog Moon Jewelry
June 8Leesandra at The Sweet Spot
June 9Jo at Feeling Stitchy
June 10Lori at Pretty Things
June 11Paul at G33kopolis
June 12Alexis at What The Craft
June 13Anna at The Weekly Enthusiast
June 14Chrissy at Muse of the Morning
June 15Susan at West Coast Crafty
June 16Tonya at The Trouble With Crafting
June 17Sherezada at Hand / Eye / Mind / Mouth
June 18Shayne at Geek Crafts

Monday, May 7, 2012

KnitPicks Harmony Interchangeables!  

This year for Mother's Day, I got (yes, early) the KnitPicks Harmony Interchangeable needles that I've wanted for years!

Now this picture doesn't quite do them justice, so let's take a closer look shall we?
Pauly says they look like Hippy Tie-Dye, but psssh, whatever lol. I love them and can't wait to start knitting on them! I'll let you know what I think!

What are your favourite interchangeable needle?

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Notion Bags!  

Check out what I've been up to!

Notion bags! They're super fun and hold most if not all of your notions! I bought a bunch of fabulous fabric so there will be awesome bags hitting The Fibre Fun Emporium in the nearish future!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Soper Creek Yarn Challenge!  

As you may or may not remember I have entered the Soper Creek Yarn Challenge twice.
The first entry was a rainbow cowl. Which it appears I never showed you. So here it is.
The second year was fair isle mittens. (Were fair isle mittens?)

This year it's a hexagon granny "square' scarf! Like the fair isle mitts last year, it's not my usual style but fun all the same!

As usual, if you're in the Bowmanville area, you should head over to Soper Creek Yarn on King St. and vote for me, because that would be fabulous!

Monday, January 30, 2012

Crazy Sale!  

I'm currently having a 50% off sale over at The Dame's Jewelry Box!
Most items are on sale so come and get them while the going's good!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday Funny  

Hope you guys have a fabulous weekend!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Name/URL Changes  

So Etsy rolled out an awesome new feature. We were able to "rename" our shops.
So now the URL for The Dame's Jewelry Box is

And the new URL for the Fibre Fun Emporium is http//

Friday, July 29, 2011

Friday Funny  

Have a fabulous weekend my darling Redd-Heads!

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Treasury Tuesday  

This week's treasury is tattoo inspired! Check out all the awesomeness from the Attack of the Craft Team!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Saturday Show and Tell!  

Hello darlings! I hope your weekend is treating you well thus far.
Yesterday as I was spinning I had an idea for my next yarn and ran to the studio to make the batts.
I present to you Kitchen Sink Pink:

Why kitchen sink? Because this baby has tons of stuff in it! It's made of merino, bamboo, mohair, 2 different shades of pink icicle and silk noil. The silk noil and mohair add some fun texture and I can't wait to see how it spins up!

Till next time,

Friday, June 24, 2011

Friday Funny  

Have a fabulous weekend my darling Redd-Heads!

Friday, June 17, 2011

Friday Funny  

Have a fabulous weekend my darling Redd-Heads!

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Treasury Tuesday  

This week's awesome Attack of the Craft Treasury of the Week is all about polka dots!

Friday, June 10, 2011

Friday Funny  

Have a fabulous weekend my darling Redd-Heads!

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Treasury Tuesday  

This week's awesome Attack of the Craft treasury is brought to you by the amazing colour Turquoise!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Treasury Tuesday  

This week's Attack of the Craft treasury is Stars! I love stars! Be sure to click on the picture to be taken to the treasury so you can explore the items!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Super Cuteness!  

Check out this super cute ring I bought on Etsy!

A few weeks ago I saw this on the front page of Etsy by I'm Your Present. I simply HAD to have it. When it arrived, it was nicely packaged and she included candy. Who doesn't love candy?
My son especially loves this ring. The first day I wore it he kept kissing and hugging it. I felt like the Godfather lol.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Treasury of the Week!  

This week's treasury is brought to you by skulls and the amazing CraftAnon Street Team!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Friday Funny  

Have a fabulous weekend my darling Redd-Heads!