Say that three times fast! My little sister’s birthday was yesterday. I had previewed her birthday present on here, but hadn’t dared show a finished picture in case she happened along and I ruined the surprise! (Which is my wont, anyway. I get so excited about gifts that I bubble and giggle and give everything … [Read more…]
It’s not here yet, not quite, but spring is coming, and I can feel it! Today is a rare sunny day in a long span of El Niño related bluster and rain. Don’t get me wrong: I’m thrilled about the rain. California’s been in drought long enough that rain is always welcome. But long rainy … [Read more…]
I think I forgot to mention it here, which is sad, but I extended my Help for Haiti pledge through the 14th of February. Today I totaled it up and donated my second amount to Save the Children. It was $399.75, so I tossed in the extra twenty five cents to bring it up to … [Read more…]
There’s always a story. Arabella’s story began when I was reading Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (again) and began daydreaming about playing with the idea of fantasy and fashion. The world of the novel is set during the Regency, but with an alternate history of Britain that allows for magic and fairies and other things … [Read more…]
New shawl pattern, now available! Arabella is a simple lace triangle shawl that looks a lot more complicated than it really is. Envisioned as a modern take on Regency fashion, this shawl adds a touch of dash and class to your wardrobe. Arabella was inspired by Arabella Strange, of the book Jonathan Strange and Mr. … [Read more…]
Arabella, coming soon.
Footloose and fancy free! Firstly, here’s a project I never really documented on here. Liam wanted a stocking cap with a long tail, red and purple stripes, and a yellow or black tassel. The boy knows what he likes. I made this back in November, when I was still in bed with flu, and never … [Read more…]
Thank you so much for your support during the month of January. A lot of people chose to buy patterns now rather than wait, and as a result, this morning I was able to donate $838.25 to Save the Children. I know it’s better to donate directly, but the thing I think worked well about … [Read more…]