Style That Kid! A New Book from Alida Makes!

Style That Kid cover

Ooooh look, we’re on a book tour! Style That Kid! – available as a PDF download from Alida of Alida Makes – has just been released, and I’m so happy to get to tell you about it. It’s worth BOTH the time you’ll use to read it and the money you’ll use to buy it. We were given… 

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Worth Reading: A Field Guide to Fabric Design

Back in the day when Adrianna and I lived about 4 miles from each other, I found the “How It’s Made” episode that showed how fabric is made. It was good… but disappointingly brief. I think it was about a basic cotton lawn or something. At the end we both said “that’s it?!”. We wanted… 

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On Our Bookshelf: Flakey the Naked Snowman

Naked Snowman? We in the crafty world would say that we could fix that, lickety-split. But the point of this book isn’t about nakedness, really. Or about fixing Flakey. A friend of a friend, Amy Tubbs, wrote and animated this book to offer her take on “alternative giving”– and Flakey is a loveable messenger. The… 

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I Don’t Like It Yet

Whenever I meet someone new, I often don’t like them. There are exceptions, of course, but in general, I don’t like new people. I have to get to know them first. It’s good that I finally know this about myself– that given some time and conversation it’s quite possible that I will really love someone…. 

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