Twofer Tuesday 1: Site Review, Geek Crafts [dot] Com

Since I am so new to crafting, I must steal [read: borrow] ideas from the web. But, I mean, that’s what they’re there for, right? And I find a lot of great ideas and projects for the likes of me. A real bonus is when I can find projects that also satisfy my inner geek.Continue reading “Twofer Tuesday 1: Site Review, Geek Crafts [dot] Com”

Stick a pin in me; I’m done

When I woke up yesterday, I had already decided to take onat least three projects, one of them being a sewing project I have been putting off – a pin cushion. It seemed easy enough, and I thought it would make a good pause between other projects. Hand sewing, for me, can be almost aContinue reading “Stick a pin in me; I’m done”

Wind Chimes

Married! I have a plethora of fun crafty things that I did for my elopement/wedding ceremony with family that I hope to post here over the next few days, but suffice it to say, I was too busy to be posting anything. Before I get to the wedding themed things, though, I wanted to makeContinue reading “Wind Chimes”

Officially a Stitched Bitch

Unlike most of my previous endeavors, which often took on the following pattern: diving in head first, realizing the water is too deep, and desperately clawing my way up, I have taken this project of learning my sewing machine at a comfortable, steady and very slow pace. When E presented me with the sewing machineContinue reading “Officially a Stitched Bitch”

The Long and Winding Bobbin

I have put off sitting at my sewing machine again, but today I had a few hours to spare, since E was playing Xbox with the guys. I also feel like absolute crap with a throat/chest/nose congestion thing, so sitting in front of a machine seemed like a doable feat. In speaking with my mom,Continue reading “The Long and Winding Bobbin”

Chapter 1: Knowing Your Sewing Machine

The first time I ever made a B on a school assignment, I had a mini breakdown that involved writing the letter B on a sheet of paper multiple times and doing whatever I could do to that paper to destroy it. I think toothpaste was involved. Over time, I came to understand that aContinue reading “Chapter 1: Knowing Your Sewing Machine”