About Haley Pierson-Cox

The Zen of Making is a DIY and craft blog written by Haley Pierson-Cox, a technical craft writing and tutorial-obsessed book nerd who is also a staff writer at CRAFT Magazine, a review contributor at Craft Test Dummies, and a co-host of the monthly #CraftSocial Twitter chat.

Pattern: Geometric Color Block Cross-Stitch iPhone Case

Pattern: Geometric Color Block Cross-Stitch iPhone Case | The Zen of Making

When it comes to cross-stitch and embroidery, I’ve always been drawn to geometric and repeating patterns, especially those found in styles like laid work and blackwork. I love how, when … Continue reading

TZoM on Threadbanger: Crochet Basics with Twinkie Chan + Haley

TZoM on Threadbanger: Crochet Basics with Twinkie Chan + Haley | The Zen of Making

What happens when the Threadbanger crew comes over to play? A whole lot of yarn-y awesomeness, that’s what! Check out the super-adorable Twinkie Chan and her fantastic studio (see also: … Continue reading