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This Blog is a Cat

Hello! It has been a long time. I didn’t mean for it to be such a long time, life just… happened. In this case, life happening consisted of a planned break to move to a new city and get a new job. I did those things, and in the course of doing them I realized […]


Musings on the monstrosity of turning 30

Today, I turned 30. I didn’t ever think I’d have a problem with this. As my friends and husband turned 30, I tsk’ed those that expressed concern over hitting”the big three oh,” telling them it was not the huge issue they were making it out to be. All of them still seemed plenty young, and very cool, […]

50 Dimetrodon plushies

Time for an adorable pictures post! You may recall that this past spring I made a horde of wee dimetrodon plushies for The Doubleclicks‘ Kickstarter. (Their new album has a song about dimetrodons. It’s awesome. The whole album is awesome. If you’re not already familiar with the Doubleclicks, you should really check them out. They […]

Protected: moving crafts and DIYs – Patrons-only post

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double-stuffed Creepy Doll

Double stuffed Oreos are “wonderfilled” with soft, sugary deliciousness. Double stuffed Creepy Dolls, conversely are “horrorfilled” with squishy, staring terror. When I posted about making 50 Creepy Dolls for LoadingReadyRun’s Kickstarter, I mentioned that, due to prototyping that left me with the unfinished and horribly disfigured shell of a Creepy Doll, one doll in the […]

listen while you craft – headphones, podcasts and music

I’ve been meaning to talk a bit more about some of my favourite crafting tools, as well as the actual crafts. I could (and probably will, eventually) write a whole post about scissors, which are my number one if-I-could-only-have-one-crafting-implement-for-the-rest-of-forever choice of tool, and of course at this point life without my sewing machine is basically […]

Bears of IT

A little while back I got a commission to make teddy bears who could blend into an office of IT workers. And one bear dressed for a generic upscale office job. I also got a commission (a totally separate one) to make a giant pickle. The point being that in the arena of custom plush-making, […]