Frida Kahlo Pillow

“I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.” ― Frida Kahlo I have enjoyed learning more about Frida Kahlo as I have looked as her photos and paintings as inspiration for this pillow. She was a stunning and clever woman, and seemed to accept life for the way it was. I can only […]

A Crown of Roses

When I decided I wanted to make a Frida Kahlo pillow, I spent a lot of time looking at her paintings, portraits, and photographs. And what would Frida Kahlo be without her crowns of flowers? I had previously made a rose for the Little Prince, but as his rose is unique in all the world, […]

Snowflake Christmas Ornament

I can’t believe it’s the last day of the year already. I started this Holiday season with huge plans for all of the Christmas-themed items I was going to make. And yet here we are, with only some stockings and snowflakes to show for it.  Don’t get me wrong, I couldn’t be more thrilled with […]

Waistcoat Christmas Stockings

Several months ago, I stumbled upon a Reddit post linking to Carmen Jacob’s Waistcoat Stockings and fell in love. I had been contemplating designing my own, and had even bought the yarn, but couldn’t bring myself to do it once I saw how perfect these were. Despite the fact that I didn’t know the stitch, […]

Easy Bobble Stitch Hot Pad

Ever since making the Harry Potter Pillow, I’ve been brainstorming ideas for the bobble stitch. I love the texture it adds to a project, and it seems like there are endless possibilities! I’ve also been recently drawn to the colorful options of Lily’s Sugar’n Cream 100% cotton yarn whenever I visit Joann’s, so when I finally […]

Blocking Cotton Yarn

A little over a month ago, I wrote a post about blocking acrylic yarn, and how I only do it when necessary because I don’t actually like blocking. While blocking cotton yarn seems less risky, I don’t like it any more than blocking acrylic. Unfortunately, I have recently reached the point in Sophie’s Universe where […]

Hobbes – Take 1 and Take 2

This post has been written for a long time, but I have been waiting to post it since the completed project was a surprise. Early this year, I decided to start learning Amigurumi. When I decided to learn and teach the Bunny Lovey at the same time, it was because I had already completed Hobbes and […]

Attaching Iron-on Logos to Dri-Fit Style Athletic Shirts

This past Friday night, we went to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. If you haven’t been before, it’s so much fun, and an awesome way to spend the evening at Magic Kingdom without the crazy crowds and the hot Florida sun. As an added bonus, everyone comes in costume, […]

Batman Wall Hanging

When I made drastic changes to my superhero blanket plan and made a DC pillow instead, there were a few completed squares that were no longer going to be used. Among those was a Batman mask. Given my love for Batman, I just couldn’t discard him, and had to find some use for the square. […]

Multicolored Stacking Baskets

Today, October 5th, is my mother’s birthday. And although she’s the most wonderful lady and deserves to be celebrated always, for some reason, being at the beginning of October, her birthday always sneaks up on me. For a month or so now, I’ve been thinking about making her something that would match the colors in […]