Stacy Hortner

New Art Installation: Fiber Art by Stacy Hortner

May 30th, 2018 by LBYS Staff
We’re thrilled to have the fiber art of Stacy Hortner hanging in our Studio this summer! She’s an award-winning quilter and artist based in Pennsylvania, and now you can see several of her pieces at our Manhattan Studio. Stacy’s Material World...

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Wild Beauty by Alicia Broncato

Meet the Artist: Alicia Brancato

December 5th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
If you’ve visited our Studio in the last few weeks, you’ve met Alicia Brancato. Her work is unmissable, hung right at our door, to greet you with color and creativity – the perfect welcome to any shop that supports local crafters....

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Make Knit Amigurumi at LBYS!

February 9th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Think amigurumi is just for crocheters? Nope! We’ll teach you how to make knit animals! This is a great way to learn and practice new techniques with shaping, finishing, and pattern reading. Plus you’ll be able to make adorable gifts for...

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Gotta Make ‘Em All at the Pokémon Studio Class!

August 23rd, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Time to get in on the Pokémon action here at the Studio! We’re holding a workshop so you can learn to crochet adorable amigurumi Pokémon toys. Come join us as we crochet ourselves some Pokémon! If you have basic crochet skills...

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Shira with Eevee

Pokémon are Taking Over the Studio: August 11!

August 5th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Join us this Thursday, Aug 11th as Pokémon take over the Studio! We’ll be luring Pokémon into the Studio, aka the yarniest Pokéstop ever, all day long Thursday and we have a mountain of monstrous fun planned. Come in and play for...

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Learn How to Recreate our Fruit Stand Window Display with These Classes!

September 2nd, 2015 by LBYS Staff
You loved our fruit stand-themed window display just as much as we did! Full of whimsy, this display brought together the talents of our studio team to create an unforgettable art installation. We’re excited to announce that we’ll be holding two different...

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6 Classes from our Spring Schedule!

February 6th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our Spring schedule is out and we have some new classes we’re excited to offer this season! For crocheters, the four week Basics course will get you started on your journey with a solid understanding of crochet stitches and how to form...

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Learn to Knit Amigurumi!

March 19th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
In this photo: Ollie the Octopus, see the pattern here. Perhaps you’ve noticed the amigurumi craze that is sweeping the crafting world. Have you been coveting those adorable little critters, or are you wondering what exactly an amigurumi is? Amigurumi is...

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So Much Mochi Fun with Anna Hrachovec

September 27th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Last week Anna Hrachovec brought some terrifying creatures from her new book Super-Scary Mochimochi to visit! Her little monsters were super-scary and super-cute at the same time. While she was here, Anna described her first rule of creating adorable mochimochi monsters:...

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Cute Characters for Summer Projects: Get Introduced to Amigurumi!

July 8th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Who doesn’t love those cute little creatures peeking out the windows of Japanese stores? Did you ever check the prices on them? Those tiny toys can by quite pricey, so why not make them yourself? Just one ball of yarn and...

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