scrapbook instead of facebook

It’s been hard getting back into the swing of work after the holidays this year. I had my birthday week of lunches out and then the kids had another 2 days off of school this week. But mostly, it’s that I can’t get out of my head. I’m reading too much news, I’m worrying too much. Well, I know I’m worrying the right amount but it’s still unproductive. So I’m going to try something new today, I’m not going to … More

New doll design idea number one, a folky pillow doll with towering hair. \ (•◡•) /

new wee wonderfuls doll design

I love this gal! This is my first shot at her and I have some tinkering to do and then some fun ideas for variations that are so super cute… in my head. Hopefully they’ll be work in real life. I love this flat pillow type doll. She’s stuffed super firm so she’s not about bending limbs. I love this type of doll for … More

wee wonderfuls soft toys patterns

Yesterday I posted on Instagram about how I want to add a bunch of patterns to my shop this year, for all types of soft toys (this is in addition to the Make-Along doll series). I had been waiting for my book to go out of print so that the rights to the patterns would revert back to me and I could offer them in the shop for myself. I’m realizing that is not going to happen any time soon … More

works in progress

wool doll with yarn hair buns

My brain is dead from all the pta emails I had to write today. I can’t seem to put together 3 sentences but I have these photos to share. I had a fun week gathering supplies. I had to take advantage to the not-as-cold and hit all the thrift stores. Now I have wool and tweed and sparkly Indian things to cut into. I have everything washed and piled and planned. Now to just work up the energy to dive … More

crocheting and Gilmore Girls

Ok, I am maybe halfway done with my crocheted hexagon afghan. I thought I was closer but then I laid it out on the floor, instead of just on my lap, and ok, maybe another 30 hexs. I really want to finish it up because I want to start a new one in Christmas colors. Where did I talk about that, here? Instagram? Facebook? I want to make another in the same design but with white outer rings and bright … More