Category: Crafts

Oliver + S Red Riding Hood Cape

28 January 2014

oliver + s red riding hood cape

  A week ago, as a friend who has no children and I were walking through the icy streets, I pulled her into Purl Soho with a specific fabric and color in mind.  My girls had set me to whipping up a pair of Little Pink Riding Hood capes for them, and the body and […]

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Oliver + S Sailboat Pants, The Second Time Around

28 April 2013

My niece, now nearly 5, received these Sailboat Pants as a 2nd birthday present.  When I make things for the kids in my life, I usually really try and find something that they-and their parents- will like and that looks good on them.  The fabric, which sports green tomatoes, popped out at me as soon […]

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01 August 2012

In New York City, unless you have a fabulous terrace to loll about on, the gardens are areas that everyone shares.  In Tribeca we have this sweet little garden that is part of our local park.  In late winter, you can sign up to have a plot in it and grow your own vegetables, flowers, […]

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Tiny, Super Lazy, Lazy Days Skirt

16 July 2012

For another project, I needed to make a LOT of bias tape.  Making lots of bias tape can be a disheartening sort of process.  Making it the old fashioned way is nit picky work, boring and tedious, too. But, then it costs way too much money to buy it.  Thinking there must be some better […]

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Oeuf Knits Halloween Costume Design Contest Winner

15 July 2012

You may ask why we are talking about Halloween here in July… it all started way back in September of 2011 when Mira entered a contest held by Oeuf NYC to design her dream costume.  The winner was promised that their dream costume would be brought to life through the hands of Oeuf’s amazing artisans. […]

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