I’m Showing at the East Bay Mini-MakerFaire!

I’m Showing at the East Bay Mini-MakerFaire!

I am excited to share that I will be showing off some of my projects and crafts at the East Bay Mini-Maker Faire on October 18th, 2015. My theme? Making in an Apartment: examples of things you can make even if you only have a small space to do it in. I’ll be...
The Long Overdue GenCon 2015 Post

The Long Overdue GenCon 2015 Post

This year’s GenCon in Indianapolis, Indiana promised to be the biggest gaming convention in America and offer games, cosplay, a writer’s symposium and more. As a first time attendee, I’d say it delivered in spades. I literally did not want to leave on the last day of...
Quick Tip: Vacuum Bags for Fabric Storage

Quick Tip: Vacuum Bags for Fabric Storage

When I recently made my Squirrel Tail Chalk Bag, I was reminded of a quick organizational tip I implemented several weeks ago. The convenience of having all my fabric and scraps in one place and clean was so nice, I had to share. Store your fabric in vacuum spacesaver...
Cosplay for Maximum Making Variety

Cosplay for Maximum Making Variety

I’ve been making Halloween costumes for many years and have had an interest in cosplay for a while. This year I finally debuted a costume at my first convention, GenCon, to great personal success and the satisfaction of at least 2 extremely happy teenages who...
Sewing a Squirrel Tail Chalk Bag

Sewing a Squirrel Tail Chalk Bag

My new climbing hobby means that I need a chalk bag. As one of the few ways to differentiate your climbing gear, a chalk bag can be a nice personal touch to your climbing gear. Naturally I decided to make one, and in honor of Squirrel Brain, I sewed a bag in a...