Sewing a #Pussyhat

Sewing a #Pussyhat

  In solidarity with the Women’s March on January 21st and to wear to the march in Oakland, I sewed a pair of pussyhats for me and my husband. I loved how super simple the pattern is and how effective the cat ears are when the hat is on snugly. The pattern...
Cute Displacer Beast Cosplay

Cute Displacer Beast Cosplay

As an long time D&D geek, I can’t believe how hard it is to find a displacer beast costume on the Internet. So inspired by one of my favorite t-shirts (Displacer Kitty Wants a Hug!) I designed some fleecy tentacles that I could wear under my shirt. Combined...
New Year, New Beginnings

New Year, New Beginnings

It’s a new year and after a long radio silence in 2016, the blogging bug has finally bitten me again. So here I am, restarting this project and hoping to continue sharing my squirrel brained schemes and projects with you. You might have thought 2016 was a slow...
DIY a Fabric Scrap & Wood Sign

DIY a Fabric Scrap & Wood Sign

For the Mini-Maker Faire I needed to make up a quick sign I could hang from my table.  And I wanted to make it from things I had laying around the house. This fabric scrap and wood sign is the result. The design is fairly simple, requiring only the ability to use...
East Bay Mini-Maker Faire Motivation

East Bay Mini-Maker Faire Motivation

This past weekend we attended the East Bay Mini-Maker Faire and got the chance to talk with lots of people (hi people) about the blog and making in general. It was hard work (for an introvert like me), but a lot of fun. I only wish I’d taken some photos of other...