Category Archives: Cross stitch

Exposure don’t pay the bills

Update 5/1: DMC officially changed its contest policy! We did it! They are now offering a $500 prize and looking into better ways to link to artists’ portfolios. Update 4/30: My designs were featured on the Craft Industry Alliance blog! … Continue reading

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IHSW: March 2018

I had the WHOLE weekend off of work! And…. I made… …this circle. Saturday was “Adventure Day” for the dogs (Vet and then training class), and then Sunday I made that circle. Frank’s not feeling super well, so we spent … Continue reading

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Bag Badges!

Last month, I wrote a couple of times about some bag badges I was making. Well, they’re done, and have been in the wild for about a week! The first ones I made (and have been wanting to make for … Continue reading

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Chrismakkah Presents Part 9: A Silly Zelda Pun

Almost done with the gifts from last year lol Frank saw me stitching most of the gifts for this last year (we just bought a house, we’re on a budget!), and asked what I was making him. I told him … Continue reading

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February Round Up 2018

This past week has been just…Not Good for crafting. First it was super busy, and I had no time for anything, and then I caught *dun dun duuunnnnnn* The Flu. As a newly salaried Millennial™, I had to be told … Continue reading

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IHSW: February 2018

I like working for the state. This was a 3-day weekend! So, I incorporated Monday into my stitch weekend. As it was, my pup had a class on Saturday, and we went shopping Monday for food (finally), plus I had … Continue reading

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Chrismakkah Presents Part 8: Dog-Gone Cute

All the siblings between me and Frank have children. So far, Frank and I are the cool, artsy, jetsetting aunt and uncle. We’re okay with this. Our niece on my side of the family belongs to my older brother and … Continue reading

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All my SALs for January 2018

I am very far behind on my SALs. I will be posting both Smalls SAL and WIPocalypse in this post, along with my TUSAL ort “jar.” So, lets start with the progress of my A;tLA piece, which I’m also considering … Continue reading

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Chrismakkah Presents Part 6: A Lion Among Babies

Getting back to the Chrismakkah gifts. There are only a few more left, I swear! I’m not super good at babies. I have a niece on Frank’s side, and a nephew and niece on my side, so we’re in the … Continue reading

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WIPocalypse 2018: Introduction!

Last year, while I had more time to post because I’m not on ships anymore, I didn’t really participate in any of the SALs that I usually participate in. Part of it was because the first part of the year … Continue reading

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