WIP Challenge: May Update

It didn’t go as bad as I hoped! If I had had another 24 hours, I would have two less WIPs, I’m sure of it. Me Made May didn’t even throw me off that much. It just upped the Squirrel count considerably, but I did say if that was all that happened, I was a […]

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On the “Road” Again

After all the fun that was had during last year’s Yarn Social Bingo, how could I pass up on another summer yarn adventure?! This year, Yarn Social is doing a Summer Vacation. It is a little more confusing than bingo, but it’s not too bad: you pick a “trip,” and the number of miles on […]

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Me Made May: Week Three

Very, very proud of what I accomplished this week! I made a jumpsuit! Which is something I never would have imagined I would do! Never have I even rocked a commercial one, because it seemed like one of those things only flawlessly elegant people could pull off. But when my friend Becca decided her bachelorette […]

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The Crocheted Bucket Hat

I’m not a trendy or hip person. I’m not down on myself by saying that, either. I’ve always had my interests. They never really lined up with what was “cool,” and that’s okay. However, my job as a content creator means my finger is always on the pulse of trends, so imagine my shock when […]

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Me Made May: Week Two

A little less thrilled this week but proud all the same! I decided this week to make a dress to wear to my graduation. I had a lovely teal linen and a dress pattern already cut. That’s the thing, though. This is the same pattern I used for my bedsheet dress, McCall’s M6199. It was […]

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On Masks

I had an odd moment while making my first Me Made May outfit: I questioned whether or not it would be worth it to make a matching mask. Because this time last year, like many other folks, I was stuck inside my apartment slowly losing my mind. If I were making this outfit then, the […]

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Me Made May: Week One

If I’m being totally honest, this challenge got off to a rough start. I had to keep changing my plan, and it felt like I had bitten off more than I could chew. Once I got my rhythm, I was fine. Once I finished my first outfit, I was feeling great! This is a crop […]

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Heading West

A good, long ways west: from medieval England to the American frontier. I’ve done spinning demos out at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival for years, because I love it. A while back, though, I had an opportunity to demo in a pioneer/homestead setting. I turned it down because I didn’t have half-way appropriate garb for […]

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WIP Challenge: April Update

Y’all… it’s not good… and with Me Made May this month, it probably isn’t going to get that much better! I did finish the “Easter” shawl, at least! One very pre-2021 WIP finished makes me feel good. There were only two new projects started this month, too, but both were Shiny Object projects… I cast […]

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Me Made May

It’s almost upon us… the month that I usually forget about because, as far as I’m concerned, every month is “Me Made Month” in my house… As intended, that may not be totally true. This started on Instagram as more of a fashion challenge to show off a collection, akin to All Dress April or […]

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