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!
Hello again, everyone! After much angst and more hours, I can finally share one of my projects-under-wraps: We've moved! For many reasons, most of which are too personal and dull to be detailed here, we chose Phoenix for our home. The last time we lived in Phoenix, I invested a lot of energy in being … Continue reading Second Try
Welcome back, everyone! January was a perfect example of how lots of making often translates into very little blogging. One of these projects is top secret, but thankfully another is ready to show off. Inspired by the very talented makers at my local craft guild, I have cracked my spinning wheel back out and made … Continue reading This Might Backfire