FF Felts – The Tonberry

Since my initial foray into felting, I began to look for a good source to buy roving from. I had started a list of potential projects, and had a loose idea of some of the colors I hoped to find, but roving isn’t nearly as prevalent as yarn when it comes to woolen crafts. You [...]

June 25, 2013 | Comment


At a craft fair in San Francisco last year, I came across a booth for Woolbuddy and was totally enamored. I’d never really looked at needle felting before, but these little creatures were all so adorable! That they sold kits was perfection: you got all the things you needed to experiment with the art, without [...]

June 24, 2013 | Comment

Silk Dyed Eggs

I found this tutorial for silk dying eggs two years ago, and have wanted to try it ever since. Last year Easter passed me by, but this year I was determined to have a go at it. We went to a nearby Goodwill store and picked up five silk ties for $0.95 each, adding to [...]

April 30, 2011 | 7 Comments

Embroidery Trial #1

After getting my new sewing machine and while going through my to-do list of projects, I remembered one that I’ve had fabric in a box for… for maybe 6 to 8 years. Eek! It’s been on hold for so long as it requires creating my own pattern, and I haven’t entirely designed said pattern yet. [...]

March 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Chicken Mitts

In July of ’09, we rented Coraline from Netflix, and it was definitely a fun movie. When we first met Coraline’s “Other Mother,” aside her creepy button-eyes, the thing that stuck out to us the most was the pair of funny/cute chicken oven mitts she had in her kitchen. Jason thought they were great, and [...]

February 13, 2011 | 3 Comments