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A whale of a giveaway!

“Summer with Matthew Mead,” a magazine I was thrilled to contribute to, will be heading to mailboxes in the next few days. (It is available only via this website) I can’t wait to see it!

In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek at my project: a pillow shaped like a whale. I’m sure the photographs in the […]

Scrambled Eggs

I’m not sure why I feel so drawn to Easter crafts given that my family really does not do much to celebrate Easter… I guess it is the pretty spring colors. Here’s my latest attempt, and much like the Silhouette eggs, this project was not quite successful.

My main inspiration for this egg was a tutorial on […]

Birthday bucket hat

Another project fromĀ “Oliver + S: Little Things to Sew”. This bucket hat is for my son’s friend, Ally, who is having a space-themed birthday party at our local planetarium tomorrow. (Don’t tell my son I bought this fabric a while ago to make him something… and then never did anything with it!) This was a fast, […]

Summer, Someday

It is hard to imagine spring, let alone summer, will ever arrive given that there are still a few stubborn clumps of snow in my yard. Though when it got up to about 70 degrees this weekend, my son was ready to haul out the sprinkler. I was a mean Mom and nixed that idea, though […]