Josh and I used to play a lot of video games together, I used to work at a video game store in high school. But when I started doing more crafting, video games got put aside in favor of watching more tv shows because I could stitch at the same time. So Josh was extremely excited when Evie started showing more of an interest in playing video games with him (and she's getting pretty good!) For her birthday he wanted to make her some plush squids from the game Splatoon*. Josh designed these two squid plush to get printed on Spoonflower fabric. We couldn't decide ... Read More
A Christmas Present Update
I've been stitching as fast as I can making Christmas presents, and I feel like I'm doing pretty good, all things considered. It's barely December and I have four completed projects and two more in progress. I've been using the opportunity to experiment and try out some new techniques. I tried some blackwork, or more accurately, purplework. I'm currently working on an embroidery that's totally out of my comfort zone, but I am having a blast. I have a very clear picture in my head of how I want this to turn out, and I'm using totally nontraditional methods to make it ... Read More
Birthday Present Fun!
I got some pretty awesome stuff for my birthday this year and I wanted to show it off. I have a hard time thinking of things I want, I can always think of a dozen things to get the girls though. I was able to come up with one thing to tell Josh I wanted, a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad Mini. He did a lot of research and picked out the ... Read More