• Custom Work,  Knitting

    Princess De Revisited

    About this time last year, a friend of mine contacted me about making a sweater for her. She had seen my very old Princess De sweater hanging in my studio, and asked if I could recreate it for her to match her measurements. She said she wasn’t in a rush and wouldn’t need it until the fall (which I later found out was because they were welcoming a family member, which is still possibly the best news I recevied in 2011!). So in late September when I was home visiting my family, I brought her sweater to her. She had a chance over the weekend to take some pictures and…

  • Custom Work,  General Crafting,  Interior Design,  Quilting

    Best Kind of Grey

    Grey is one of my favourite colours, despite the fact that I grew up in the Toronto area, where grey is a permanent fixture in the outside world from Nov 1st-April. The right kind of grey can be warm, inviting, and cozy. It can be soft and rich, heathered and earthy. TJ’s Mom asked me to make some twin quilts for the two beds in her guest room, the one often used by my parents when we all get together. (Yes, my inlaws and my parents get along and we all hang out on holidays. Yes it’s unusual. Yes I love them for all being so awesome. Yes I am…

  • Custom Work,  KSC Designs

    Custom Work

    One thing that I had not been expecting with opening KSC Designs, is the amount of custom work that I would be doing. I have done everything from crib skirts and bumper pads to quilts and tote bags. I realized that I didn’t have a place on my blog that gathered all these things up, so I added a new tab at the top of my site. You can now check out “Custom” to see examples of the different items that I have made for my awesome customers. Speaking of which, I know this is insane given that it is the last day of September, but my custom orders for…