After some concerning creative blocks, I am back at it with designing and pattern-making! I’m on a short summer break from work and have been hit by a wave of motivation to design. This is a long and detailed process though, so I appreciate your patience while I collect my notes and attempt to combine … More Please Stand By…
This post is late! Sorry! I had this post lined up for my usual Friday upload schedule but instead of writing about the show, I was at the show. Forgive me for the delay, but here’s what went down: A few weeks ago I was in the car with my dad (we call him Papa) … More Phantom of the Papa
I have been making toques to give away to the homeless as part of my charity project, The Sidewalk Sock Project. Since I began, I have branched out to make both socks AND hats because why not stay warm from head to toe? I had piles of hats waiting to be stitched together and have … More DIY Yarn Stamps
Went over to my sister’s place for a couple of days to hang out and do some sister bonding. We got tattoos together and went to a French craft store (see last 2 posts), then she showed me her new hobby–beading! This is super coincidental, as my mom had just passed over her stash of … More Sister Craft Day: Beading!
As a continuation from last week’s post, my sister and I spent the following day after getting tattoos together doing crafty things! We visited a French craft store called, DeSerres. It was a cute little shop with cute little crafting things and cute little French boys stocking the shelves. While they didn’t exactly specialize in … More Happy Place Joey
Although I prefer to do all artistic things myself, tattooing is just a little outside my range. We’ll leave that to the professionals… My sister and I scheduled a tattoo session to get sister tattoos! After debating for months (maybe even a couple of years), we finally agreed on an idea that we’re both happy … More Sister Tattoo Date
Each member of my immediate family has some kind of crafty talent. Dad’s a graphic designer and product photographer, big sis is a wedding and portrait photographer/videographer, and momma, well, she’s a potter! She has been doing pottery for about 7 years now, growing her repertoire and experimenting with designs and techniques, much like myself. … More Meeting of the Crafts