Death Star Mini Quilt!

All the way back in September I started two mini quilts for Josh. The first was the Batman EPP quilt I gave him for his birthday and the second was the Death Star from Quirky Granola Girl. Please note: This post contains affiliate links as indicated by an asterisk.* I figured I would start both and hopefully finish one by his birthday in October and the other for Christmas. Mollie from Wild Olive made her own Death Star mini quilt earlier last year and gave me some of the gray scraps she had leftover. Piecing it was a lot more intimidating than I expected. ... Read More

Happy Halloween!

Evie cycled through a lot of Halloween costume ideas and I wasn't going to let her change her mind anymore. But when she said she wanted to be R2D2, how could I say no to that? Plus, her Elsa dress that we got isn't really conducive to trick or treating in the Midwest. The high tomorrow is 43F, so the ability to layer under this hoodie will be necessary! Josh and I originally had grand plans to paint a bike helmet for her costume, but this hoodie from the Disney Store was perfect. I got some white pants from Old Navy and decided it needed a little something extra. I ... Read More

Handmade Christmas – Ackbar Coffee Sleeve

I kind of can't believe I forgot to post this! I saw this Admiral Ackbar coffee sleeve on on Pinterest and knew I had to make it for Josh. There wasn't a tutorial, just a link to a Flickr photo. The creator answered my questions and I got started. The original is definitely neater. I should have made the sleeve tighter, it falls off a bit. I chose a more challenging shaped mug because of the bulge so it doesn't fit as well as I would have liked. The eyes gave me a bit of a challenge as well. My original plan was to do a magic circle for the back of the eyeball ... Read More