Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A Dr. Who Update

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
So I realized I hadn't quite captured the Dr. Who fandom. I had made a TARDIS case in the past for a lovely customer, but kind of forgot about it. I updated the pattern and whipped up an iPhone and an iPod Touch case for the shop.

Here's hoping the Dr. Who fans start comin' 'round.

Shop here!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Organizing My Sewing Box

Sunday, May 13, 2012
Shameful. As someone who longs to be the next Martha Stewart, this sewing box deserves to be burned. I found this quilted-looking pink sewing box at an antique store in ...some small Indiana town one summer. It came with a few antique sewing things and I managed to stuff it with a bunch of other junk and ruin it's beauty over the years.

So I dumped it. I took a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser (godsent witchery) to the out and inside and decided to make it perfect.

These are my favorite kind of pictures. Always inspired by the Ikea cookbook, I feel the need to do this with everything I clean. So there you have it. The innards of my sewing box. A lot of it I rarely use, but love having because it's old and cool. The little sewing kit at the top says it's from "West Germany," which I find cool. The thimbles and needles are from my late grandma's sewing kit. Other things were accumulated over the 20 or so years I've been fascinated with all things textile.

Then, of course, I had to put it all back. Neatly. I know it won't stay this pristine, but then I can always do another organization post. I've got a few more in the works, as I'm unhappy with the status of my nail polish collection (YES I've been wanting to do a post on that for millions of years), my felt stash, fabric stash and more.

Also, I've been searching for some new blogs to check out. I get a lot more hits on my blog than I thought I did, so readers of 909, make yourselves known! I'd love to have better communication with people and read what you have to write/see what you love to take pictures of too!

Happy mother's day/Sunday!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Makin' Messes

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Before I embark on the giant shop update I plan on doing this summer I wanted to get my top sellers re-stocked. I've been working on making these piles higher... and it gets pretty tedious. And while I appear organized on this blog and at school... I'm a pretty messy person when I get inspired to do something.

{Tangles of zippers with no clear home.}

{My felt stash is sinfully disorganized.}

Throughout this month I plan on doing a major cleaning/purging of my sewing/crocheting supplies. I feel like I have a lot of stuff I don't use and am losing space. So expect a before and after post!

Back to the iPod and iPhone cases...
Hope everyone's weekends are going great!