Well, that was certainly a break from blogging! I had an incredibly eventful year which left very little time for bloggy-land. The two major things that happened to me were as follows: 1) I had a phenomenal first year of being a teacher, and 2) Mark and I bought a house! Phew. So, teaching is… Continue reading The Crafty Bug
I've discovered a new thing to crochet! And now, unsurprisingly, I'm unable to put it down. I was inspired by Irregular Expressions to try out the technique of using beads and crochet cotton to make jewellery. (I've known about Irregular Expressions for a while now, and every now and then I just go to their… Continue reading New Thing!
Well, I suppose I need to start this post by way of some updates ... First of all: I finished my teacher's education program. Yay! About a month ago, I attended my graduation ceremony (it was actually my first time on the 'official' campus - oops) and ended up sitting a few rows in front… Continue reading Another Chico
Well, I've been mia for the past couple of weeks, but there is a pretty good reason: I've been out placement teaching...PHYSICS! Phew. It's been super busy. I haven't had much time for the usual crafting. Instead, I've been making things like little motors and speakers (oh, and lessons. Lots and lots of lessons.) Speakers… Continue reading Poncho and Chico are Finished!
OK. So I've been a little obsessed with snowflakes recently. I discovered this amazing directory of snowflake patterns linked from a fantastic blog called Snowcatcher. I seriously recommend checking this out. This woman has mad snowflake-making skills. There are over 100 snowflake patterns on that directory and they are all unique. Amaze-balls. I started experimenting with… Continue reading Snowflake Mania!
Here is my newest amigurumi pattern: the Snowman! He and I had a photoshoot the other day. (Aside: I realized that I need a new bristol board backdrop. Apparently, it can only take so much of Boo climbing all over it.) I'm really liking this snowman. I've already made another one to give away for… Continue reading Snowman Pattern!
This week I started back to regular teacher's ed classes ... and I'm kinda bummed because I miss my students. Of the other people I've talked to, they feel exactly the same. We're all just counting the days until our next in-class placement. The only upside is that I've had some of my free time… Continue reading Christmas Crafty Prep