Posted on 16 Comments

Have a heart

Last summer, I was asked to submit a beginner-friendly polymer clay project for the upcoming Craft Hope book. The book will feature pairs of projects and charities, the idea being that you can make the projects and then donate them to the charities. I was honored to be included, and so I set to work […]

Read More: Have a heart
Posted on 15 Comments


I’ve been working on-and-off for the last few weeks on a quilt for the latest Craft Hope project.  About three days ago, I had pretty much lost my enthusiasm for hand-sewing the binding, but I plugged away anyway, knowing it was for a good cause, and I finally finished it last night. The Space themed […]

Read More: Pink.
Posted on 13 Comments

The girliest thing I’ve ever made

In terms of children to make things for, I’m surrounded by boys.  Sons, nephews.  But every once in a while, despite my general disdain for anything too pink or frilly, I get the urge to make something feminine.  Enter crafthope. The brainchild of Jade Sims, Craft Hope is a faith-based, love inspired project designed to […]

Read More: The girliest thing I’ve ever made