One of my favorite traditions at Christmas time is to make an ornament for each of my children. Originally we purchased ornaments each year, but over the last couple of years I’ve switched to giving them handmade ornaments, and I don’t think I’ll ever go back. I love the idea
If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a delightful and extremely active boy in your life. He’s curious and smart and if you ever turn your head for even a second he’s climbing the curtains or dumping flour all over the floor, or any other number of mess-producing activities. I
Sometimes we all need a little reminder that we can do hard things. Stepping out of our comport zones can be painful. Facing health challenges, trying something new, working to improve our lives. All these things take courage and vulnerability and this pattern can serve as a tiny reminder that
This pattern was inspired by a sweet Christmas gift my daughter made for me last year. The canvas she painted is hanging next to my bathroom mirror to remind me to be awesome each day (or at least as awesome as possible…). I’ve found it to be fantastic motivation and
We’ve had a big of a sugar skull (aka Calavera) craze going on at our house lately. We learned about their origin and the part they play in traditional Dia de los Muertos celebrations. The next logical step was to try our hand at making some, out of felt of course.
Six more days to go! I’ve got to tell you, friends, this project has been much harder than I anticipated. I began designing and stitching the patterns in August and I’ve worked almost exclusively on this project since then. That’s a long, long time for me to work on a