Category Archives: handmade pledge

it’s a beee-utiful day for studio time

woke up today to two of my favorite fall things: bright sun and LOTS of wind. i’m in heaven until the rain comes later, but after the heat-wave this week, i’ll take it. and so will my plants. have you seen emily ryan‘s work on etsy? she’s the featured seller this week. (*love*) she makes [...]
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hat happy

After much debate, bought a Piper & Paisley hat. It was my savior for the first two weeks after the accident, since I couldn’t wash my hair by myself. It’s pretty much the best hat I have ever owned. Trying to type less because yesterday’s post caused hours of elbow aching after. This is my [...]
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winter knits

C has really wanted the Elf Cap from Handknit Holidays, so I suggested that my mom knit it for him for Christmas. She used Blue Sky Alpacas bulky yarn in gray wolf and knit the largest size; turns out this hat is HUGE. I ended up taking it out and reknitting it, but here it [...]
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biking decal happiness

As promised, here are some pictures of the bowls and tumblers I commissioned Vicki to make for C for Christmas. I don’t know what he loved more: the decals or the forms. He couldn’t stop talking about how great the “centering” was on the pieces–for those who don’t know what it takes to throw a [...]
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sewing decal happiness

I have so many pictures to post from my handmade holiday, I can’t fit them all in. So, I’m just going to start compiling and posting as they come to me: One of my favorite surprises this holiday was some pottery I commissioned my friend Vicki Hartman to make for C and my mom for [...]
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go green interview

go green interview here
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handmade holiday: stockings

Now that most of the gifts are unwrapped, I can finally share some of the handmade things I made or bought for the holiday. First up: stockings. I made this set for my sister and her husband because my sister has been asking for handmade stockings for years. The pattern is from Handknit Holiday and [...]
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