Greetings, dear readers, from the hot hot heat of Phoenix. You probably heard that yesterday we had a record high of 119º F. How hot is that you ask? So hot that little planes were grounded at Sky Harbor. So hot that you can smell the oil melting out of the creosote bushes. So hot … Continue reading Today Feels Hotter
Thanks everyone for giving me the space to cathart all over the place, as they say on Brooklyn 99. My wardrobe-related angst has subsided for the time being, and my new area of concern is these stripes. They are part of a gift project that I have been over for about a week. You know … Continue reading So Many Stripes
Big news--I made clothes! Oh yeah--I'm making something else too. Querido and I are very excited 🙂 Me Made May and pregnancy are oddly similar in their focus on bodies. As we make clothes we are deciding how we want our bodies to look and be perceived: natural, retro, krafty, polished. I love the idea … Continue reading Me Made
Hello everyone! Spinning practice is continuing at a moderate pace while I dip into Me Made May. I actually learned to sew long before I knew how to knit: my mom taught my sisters and I how to hand sew and machine sew as children. We made a few jumpers (90's!) and helped make our … Continue reading Me Made May – Slow Fashion Edition
Greetings, readers! It has been two weeks now since Mousie and I returned from yarn school with ALL THE FIBER, and I've been trying to figure out how to unpack the whole experience. The premise of Yarn School is simple: twice a year, a couple dozen fibery people descend on a former school in the … Continue reading Mousie Does Yarn School
Good evening, everyone! I am pushing the limits of my bedtime right now, but the first quarter has passed and April is zooming away, so I wanted to post a check-in on the state of the stash! There have been several additions this year: I already mentioned my handspinning efforts, and if you'd asked, I … Continue reading State of the Stash – First Quarter
Check it out, everyone, we've got a new look! As much as I loved my old Chunk theme, it was unresponsive and that's just not ok in our many-platformed world. So now I'm working with Sela, tweaked to carry over the old theme's Oswald font and happy turquoise accent. As far as I have been … Continue reading Look!