“Hello, World!” Baby Shower Invite

Well it’s not really a traditional baby shower because the baby’s already here.  It’ll be more of a family gathering to meet her.  No “smell the chocolate in the diaper” or B-I-N-G-O games, sorry!  But pizza π (get it, “pie”??) and beer will probably be served. The mom (my sister) is a technology whiz and an incredibly creative person.  She...

Power Cord Fix

Boho technologic juxtapose on my over-used Apple power cord. How-to?  Just like those trendy hairwraps from the ’90s.  So grab some embroidery thread and channel your 12-year-old self.  Or if...

Amigurumi Cactus

This post is a work-in-progress, as I plan to eventually include patterns for additional cacti varieties. Probably both crochet and knit.  I’ll add as I make them up. Note: The...

T-Shirt Rag Rug

Take something old and make it new again. Sort old t-shirts into a balanced color palette, get to ripping and wrapping, then crochet yourself a soft rag rug.  There’s beauty...

How to Make T-Shirt Yarn

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the KonMari method of cleaning.  Basically, throw all your crap in a pile, keep the things you actually like (what “sparks joy”)...