Category: patterns

Down the Rabbit Hole

Hello all, October came and went like a flash. The vast majority of the month was spent buried deep in the creative process (a favorite place of mine), getting jewelry items ready for sale at our Waldorf charter school’s annual fundraiser where I was a vendor. The studio turned into a frenzy of mixed-media!  Leather, copper, needlepoint, crochet, wood and…

Things For Baby Boys (A Virtual Baby Shower) – Upcycled Cashmere Baby Pants

I’m so excited to be a part of a surprise virtual baby shower for one of my favorite bloggers, Abby Rudakov from things for boys.  She’s been such an inspiration to me and through our blogs, we have formed a sweet little long distance friendship…I’m in California and she lives in Australia.  We’ve always had the feeling that if we…

Sew Crazy

I intended to write this post on Monday, but over the weekend Levi came down with a nasty fever which then turned into a snotty cold and I was just too darn busy fussing over my sick boy to worry about blogging.  It turned out to be a necessary break for me from all the sewing I was doing the…

Crafty Pants

I’ve had the idea to start a crafting group/collective of some type for awhile now.  I am a part of a diverse, talented, thoughtful and oh-so-very wonderful group of mamas here in Napa.  Outside of the commonality we share in motherhood, our interests overlap and intersect on many different levels.  We are quite an amazing group of women (if I…

Granny Shrug Completion

Over the weekend, I finished my first crocheted article of clothing.  I snagged the pattern for this granny shrug off of Pinterest a few months ago, thinking I would whip through it in no time…of course this would’ve been the case if I didn’t have 20 other projects going on at the same time!  It’s a very simple pattern, just…