• December Ami Club Newsletter

    Oh, hey, lovely Ami Club member! Welcome! You’re probably familiar with my Yarn & Craft Newsletter, where I share fun yarn stuff from all around the internet. But I thought it would be fun to have a monthly Ami Club Newsletter which focuses more on crochet and amigurumi! Oh, and cute. Look for this newsletter […]
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  • road trip! cartoon Happy Holidays + travel blog post roundup!

    I’ve always loved this time of year. It’s Christmas, Boxing Day, my birthday, the New Year and now Maddie’s birthday all at once! It’s also an incredibly busy time, which makes it especially important to set aside a little time for yourself to do some crafting! It’s also a time when a lot of us […]

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  • Don’t be THIS kind of gift-giver…

    A chat about gift-giving The holidays are super-busy and stressful. All that shopping! All that traveling! And a lot of us crafters feel the added pressure of making handmade gifts for those that we love. I know this is going to be a controversial post… but I’m going to encourage you to think twice before […]

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  • Holiday Roundup: Free Printable Gift Tags!

    Have you wrapped all of your Christmas presents yet? In case you haven’t, I thought I’d do a little roundup of cute holiday gift tags… all free printables! These are in no particular order… but they’re all adorable! I’ve listed the source for each cute collection of gift tags underneath… so, visit the maker’s site […]

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  • Can we talk about the holidays?

    I don’t like to complain, but last year, something happened that really hurt my feelings. Last year for Christmas, I sewed what is possibly the cutest puppet I’d ever seen in my life: (The pattern is this one by Abby Glassenberg!) Okay, I exaggerate. Maybe not the cutest ever… but in the top 10, right? […]

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  • WIP Wednesday: holiday madness!

    I’m super-busy this week… I had a book signing at Knit New Haven last night, and I’m hopping on a train in an hour or so for a signing at A Tangled Skein in Maryland tonight (if you’re in the DC-area, come by! 7-9pm!). But busy is no excuse to not make progress on projects, […]

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  • Free printable gift tags!

    The holidays are fast approaching… and what better way to top off your handmade creations than with a cute gift tag? I’ve made 4 adorable gift tags for you to print that would go perfectly on your amigurumi, or anything else handmade! To grab these gift tags, just right-click the image above and “save as”. […]

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