Crafting · New Hobbies

Rules Are For Suckers (Or How I Was Evangelized To The Amazing World Of Improv Quilting)

Heeeeeeeey Ooooooooooooh! I’m back and have absolutely no excuse for not posting in over 6 months (aside from hobbying up a storm) so we’re not even going to acknowledge that. As you may remember, about this time last year I decided I might take a quick trip over to quilting land and see if it…… Continue reading Rules Are For Suckers (Or How I Was Evangelized To The Amazing World Of Improv Quilting)

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All Hail The 3-Day Weekend (Or How To Stay Warm When It’s Frostbite-Cold Outside)

Are you tired of -30 degree weather? Is your house freezing cold all the time??? Then have I got the thing for you…gigantic crocheted blankets! In all serious though, IT’S DONE! Behold the gloriousness that is my first king-sized quilt. I realize that actually finishing projects is somewhat inconsistent with my brand (and essence of being), but take…… Continue reading All Hail The 3-Day Weekend (Or How To Stay Warm When It’s Frostbite-Cold Outside)

Crafting · New Hobbies

How To Quilt: The Basics (Or What Happens When A Fabric Store Moves In Down The Street)

It’s no secret that my favorite part of any hobby is thinking of all the pretty things I can buy. Pretty yarns, pretty thread, pretty fabric, etc. So when JoAnn’s fabric decided to leave their awful location at a super busy intersection and move in just down the street from us, it would have been…… Continue reading How To Quilt: The Basics (Or What Happens When A Fabric Store Moves In Down The Street)

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“Hooked” On Crochet (Or How I Found Fame While Sitting On My Butt)

It appears my hobby interests go in cycles. I obsess over one activity for a few weeks, then get tired of it and have to move on to something else (yes-even with cleaning. The chore chart lasted longer than expected, but there’s only so much dusting a girl can pretend to enjoy). That being said,…… Continue reading “Hooked” On Crochet (Or How I Found Fame While Sitting On My Butt)