handmade tote bag

Ironic Tote Bag

Learn how to make your own tote bag. This tote is covered in upcycled clothing labels, and is both a useful accessory, and a commentary on materialism.

painting made with ashes

“Beauty for Ashes”

The tree is made entirely out of ashes and glue, and it is meant to represent a time of sadness or mourning, out of which God will bring growth, joy, and peace. The tree is certainly not dead, and when springtime arrives, it will burst into bud, stronger and more beautiful than ever before.

diy fingerless gloves

On Breaking the Sewing Rules

It’s true; rules are often there for a reason. If you don’t want your seams to be obvious, then match your thread color to your garment color. Secure your stitching or else it’ll come undone. That’s just common sense. But there are lots of little “rules” floating around that are more like matters of opinion. […]