Month: April 2015

A Muslin for Number One

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If you catch the reference in the title of this post, bravo, may the nerd be with you.

If you did not, its okay. It was random and my humor is not always understood.

I have started a commission project for Read the rest of this entry »


Another Pinterest Project Continued

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If you read my post about up-cycling an old wine bottle (click here to read it) then you will remember that I was having a bit of trouble with the clear wine bottle.

After a lot of elbow grease and a number of cleaning agents, including but not limited to: hot water, dish soap, baking soda and vinegar, nail polish removed, rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizer, and a LOT of scrubbing I was unable to get the stickium off the wine bottle. So I gave up and went out to get Read the rest of this entry »

A Hat Fit for a Tiny Mad Hatter

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I have been working with a friend to make her first Steampunk outfit.

This outfit has given us one problem after another. After finally completing it in two whirlwind multi-day sessions the outfit, consisting of an insanely pleated skirt, problem-riddled-now-lacing-instead-of-zipping bodice, and a jacket that would have been fine if we hadn’t been working on it at midnight after a day of chasing her toddler around.

All that said and (finally) done, she needed a hat, because its a Steampunk outfit – you must have a hat. So I gathered a bunch of scraps from her garb and headed home with them. This is what I did with them. Read the rest of this entry »

Easter Egg Garlands

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Today’s post is about the Easter Egg Garlands that I made for our front porch pine trees.

Growing up, my mom would always put out the holiday decorations and Read the rest of this entry »