My husband is an Emmy Award-winning designer. Which means, among other things, that there’s a giant gold statue in our apartment. And, when one happens to be a craft blogger who lives in an apartment that contains a giant gold statue, certain ideas begin to take shape in one’s mind. (They can’t help it.) Ideas like, “Y’know what that Emmy needs? Obviously, it needs a tiny pussyhat. Like, now.”
And so, dear readers, I did the only reasonable thing. I made the Emmy a pussyhat.
I think you’ll agree that, in this situation, there was truly nothing else to be done. Needs must, and all of that. So I pulled out the needles and some leftover sock yarn and got to work. (Not too bad for eyeballing a pattern and guessing about gauge!)
Continue reading Monday Snapshot: Yes, That’s an Emmy Wearing a Pussyhat!
Have you heard about The Sewing Party?
As one of the blogger partners for this awesome all day online event, I’m super excited to tell you about The Sewing Party AND offer 5 lucky readers the opportunity to take part in the festivities for free with the giveaway below! (Scroll down to the bottom of this post to enter. Each ticket is valued at $40.00.)
About The Sewing Party:
The first ever all-day online DIY event in history!
On November 8, 2014, thousands of DIYers will gather for a fun-filled day of sewing and crafting classes taught online by leading bloggers and educational experts.
PLUS, the Party continues for 90 days AFTER the event. You’ll continue to have access to view ALL the classes (or re-watch your favorites!)
Connecting. Crafting. And Creating.
If you love to sew, you definitely won’t want to miss this party. Space is limited and likely to fill up fast!
Continue reading The Sewing Party + A Giveaway
Attention crafters, makers, and DIY-obsessed bloggers: Have you entered The Craftys?
If you don’t already know, The Craftys is an online event celebrating the many awesome people and projects in the world of crafting. And, as it happens, I’m one of the judges. (Hooray!) There are only a few days left to nominate and vote—both end on May 26th—so head on over to the site and get involved!
While you’re there, you can vote on your favorite entries and nominate your favorite crafters—or even yourself—in 10 categories, including the following:
Continue reading The Craftys: Awards That Celebrate the Best in Craft
Attention crafters: Join us TODAY for the Craft Social Twitter chat!
Ready to talk show booths, craft fairs, and eye-catching display design? Join your fellow Socialites, along with hosts Barbara (@penguintrax) and Haley (@thezenofmaking), this afternoon (Tuesday, December 17th) from 2-3PM EST to get into the craft-selling spirit!
You can also follow along using our handy Craft Social Twitter widget:
See you there, crafty pals!