I sewed a second Dress No. 1, and I love it! I think I was made to wear green plaid…Read More: Dress No. 1 Number Two
Pillowcase dresses are a favorite thing of mine to make, although I don’t do it very often. In theory, there are few things easier to make than this. I say “in theory” because today the process was anything but easy. User error. And plenty of it. Ever have one of those days where you just […]Read More: Twin tops
Once upon a time there was an artsy-craftsy geek-girl who was planning a four-day weekend in the Boston area. She was just learning to crochet. She had also recently read a glowing review of a new fabric and yarn shop in Cambridge. These three facts came together in a craftacular way, as you might imagine… […]Read More: A crafty tale
Now that both of my kids are school-age, I find that I appreciate my role as at-home Mom most deeply in the summer. I’ve gotten used to having them both on schedules and gone for a great portion of the time during the school year, but in the summer? In the summer, we can drop […]Read More: Just beachy
So many beautiful photos on Flickr… be sure to click the image for individual photo credits. It’s going to be a rainy weekend, and I’m daydreaming about how I may spend it. So many possibilities… I’ve been thinking about writing a new polymer clay tutorial – button-making for the absolute beginner. It will be a […]Read More: Randomness
Or should I just leave you hanging? I’ve already waited five hours longer than I planned to before posting this followup to the bag giveaway, and maybe that’s hanging enough. You think? Ok. So I asked Neil to come up with a random criteria by which to rank comments and choose a winner. The criteria […]Read More: Hmmm, should I announce a winner?
My friends all pretty much know that I make things and sell them, so I guess it shouldn’t have come as a surprise when more than once a friend saw my new bag and said, “ooh! how much are you selling those for?” Well, I wasn’t… I was just making one for me. I’m nothing […]Read More: Makin’ bags and givin’ stuff away