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Journal Collaboration: Nature and Space

I was thrilled a few months ago when my friend Katie, from Punk Projects, asked me to do a journal collaboration/swap with her. We cooked up making a square accordion…

Grace and Grit

In my work with Global Women, I have encountered first hand what women in other parts of the world have to do to feed their families and to sustain the…

Weekly Recap: October 23-29,2016

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 296/366 THIS HAT WILL BE THE DEATH OF ME. Many sizing problems. Such a pain. Monday, October 24, 2016, 297/366 I love this locker spread in…

Rounding out 2016, Gearing up for 2017

October brings some pretty excellent things my way. My birthday is at the beginning of the month. (Who doesn’t love a good mystery box from Amazon?) I start working on…

Weekly Recap: October 16-22, 2016

Sunday, October 16, 2016, 289/366 This yarn is so squishy and soft and slippery. While those qualities make an excellent finished garment, during the making those qualities are quite maddening….

Weekly Recap: October 9-15, 2016

Sunday, October 9, 2016, 282/366 So I kept working late on Saturday night participating in the #octgluebookparty16 on Instagram. It was sooo fun! Go look at all the cool stuff…

What am I afraid of?

Last week I got to meet an online friend in person! Molly, from Eat. Craft. Run., and I got a chance to sit down and have coffee for a couple…

Weekly Recap: October 2-8, 2016

Sunday, October 2, 2016, 275/366 I got this fantastic reference book from my parents-in-law for my birthday so I’m busy thinking about what I can make.   Monday, October 3,…

Design Basics and David Carson

When I was in college in the early ’90s, David Carson was king. I loved all the distressed and deconstructed type coming out of his shop. It felt modern and…

Must Read Creativity Books

These books are excellent resources if you want to make and maybe are not sure where to start. Some of them resonated particularly with me and you will easily be…

Essie’s Zine

Last week I blogged about the zine I received from the Zine Squad. Here’s a look at the zine I participated in to gift to Essie Ruth. The theme of…

Weekly Recap: September 18-24, 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 261/366 Found this great quote about music and I stuck it in my book!   Monday, September 19, 2016, 262/366 More than a little obsessed with…

The Gap

THE GAP by Ira Glass, from Daniel Sax on Vimeo.   I love this Ira Glass quote and I particularly love Daniel Sax‘s visual illustration of it. I first read…