Front Page News!

One of my items, a wonderfully warm hand knit cowl, landed on the front page of Etsy on New Year’s Day as part of this wonderful treasury by Janet of BlueMagpieDesign. ...

Simple Knit Triangle Shawl – Border #1

One of the easiest borders to add to your Simple Knit Triangle Shawl base is a ruffle.  Hot right now, the ruffle adds a feminine touch to any knit garment.  It ...

Simple Knit Triangle Shawl free Pattern

Many of the shawls found in my shop, JiSTknits on Etsy start with a simple triangle from which individual garments evolve with decorative edges, borders and beads.  A triangle shaped shawl can ...

Let me in!

Sitting at my computer on Saturday afternoon, I looked up to see a cardinal staring at me.  Well, to be more precise, he is staring at his reflection in my window. ...

Yeah! Spring!

‘A POP of Color in PA’ by JiSTdesigns Yeah!!! Spring!!! Wearing of the Green – Small… SwankUnderpinn… $65.00 Tropicana orange watercolor … karenfaulknera… $15.00 Apple Green T Shirt Leg Warm… ohzie ...

Featuring JiSTglass and more…

One of stained glass picture frames was selected to be featured in the Stylish Home Catalog which showcases Etsy sellers for home decor aficionados! Please download their catalog and look through ...

A “Make it work” moment or perhaps… Just Do It!

The concepts materialize.. the words flow brilliantly… And then I step out of the shower… crap! What was I thinking? What did I want to say? What was that phrase that ...

Split Personality

Glass and fiber couldn’t be more different.  Sharp, clear, rigid… soft, lofty, pliable. But something draws me to both of them equally.  Design ideas flow from one medium to the other ...

Welcome to JiSTdesigns!

Welcome to JiSTdesigns! Today is the first sunny spring day we’ve had in forever… and here I sit in front of the computer watching dark clouds roll in. I’ve been planning ...