I’m seeing the value in just doing nothing for a while. It’s unlike me to do nothing, but I am starting to enjoy a little bit of empty space in my life here and there.Read More: TWiP: Empty space
I’m so excited to be able to share the Spring 2016 patterns with you today! Custom ordering is open, and you can apply these patterns to all of the crafting tools and jewelry I can make.Read More: New Designs for Spring!
Stuff a loved one’s stocking (or your own! I won’t judge) with colorful handcrafted earrings! Also, check out the new Steep Discounts section of the shop.Read More: Stuffing the stocking
Shop Small and Buy Handmade this holiday season! Allow me to take you on a tour of some of the new items I am making for sale in my small business right now.Read More: The Year of New/Old Products
So this weekend is the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, and I’m heading down there with the yarn shop on their annual bus trip. This is the first time I’ve gone (on their bus or otherwise) so it should be interesting! One of the activities planned on the bus is an “outrageous earring contest” and […]Read More: Yarny things
You know how you go through your creative life picking up little bits of information from one artist whose work you admire, a few tidbits from another, an interesting idea from yet another? And all of these inputs take up residence in your brain, waiting for just the right little nudge to make them come […]Read More: The Texture Collection, and other stories
My time at the Clayathon ended up being all about the shawl pins. I’m so glad I tried making a few that first day, because I really loved the way they turned out. Particularly once I’d spent some quality time sanding them smooth. And even more so, when I sat down at the buffing wheel […]Read More: The shawl pins
The snow fell yesterday, most of the afternoon in big fluffy flakes. I often say how much I dislike snow, but the truth is that the objectionable part of a snowfall, to me, is its aftermath – the shoveling of it, the driving in it, the trudging through it. The actual snowfall itself is something […]Read More: Christmas Mokume