Knit Scarf – Complete!

knit scarf - complete

I have to admit, this project drove me a little bit crazy because I am not an exceptionally patient person, and the scarf seemed to go on forever and ever. I knit through 2 seasons of 2 different TV shows, one movie, a flight to the Domenican Republic, a flight back from the Domenican, and about 3 re-runs of my Spotify playlist before this scarf was completely knitted. It ended up being about my height when I finished, and I was overall pretty satisfied with the result. Continue reading

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Totoro Purse!

Totoro purse cover

Totoro, that fat,happy, animated Miyazaki forest spirit, has always been a favorite of mine. To match my hoodie, beanie, and various stuffed animals, I decided to make a Totoro-themed purse to a hold a Polaroid camera that was recently gifted to me. Continue reading

Learning How to Knit!!

learning how to knit

After an extremely stressful quarter at school, I was really excited to begin learning how to knit this break! Something about how hectic my life has been made me want to sit down and just take the time to learn something completely new.  I’ve always wanted to try knitting but never really got around to because of all of my sewing projects.   Continue reading

T-Shirt Transformation: DIY Sailor Girl Uniform

As Halloween approaches (only 1 week left guys!), I want to share a tutorial that uses very basic materials and is relatively quick and simple.  This sailor girl uniform only requires two tshirts; no super fancy fabrics or materials required! You can make this a cute and girly costume, or you can unleash your inner Japanese horror movie, Grudge-style schoolgirl. Continue reading

DIY Hot Air Balloon Decorations

Today’s tutorial is whimsical and lighthearted; I’ll be teaching you how to make your own hanging hot air balloon decor 🙂 These balloons were inspired by the image of hundreds of multicolored balloons drifting off into a September sky.  You know how in the fall the sky turns a deep, clear sapphire blue? Now imagine that clear sky dotted with hot air balloons, each one different, each one unique.  What I love about this tutorial is that its easily customized to suit your own personality, and mistakes just make the balloons that much more special. Continue reading

Moon Festival DIY: Bunny Plush and Moon Cake Plush

Happy Mid-Autumn Moon Festival! For those of you who don’t know, the Moon Festival is celebrated during the first full moon of September and is a time to appreciate family and eat delicious foods. In honor of this holiday, this tutorial teaches you how to make a white bunny plush and a moon cake plush! Continue reading