• General Crafting,  Interior Design,  Organizing

    Studio Space Update

    A few people have asked me lately for an update on my studio space that we built nearly 4 years ago now (holy time warp). And with my member spotlight up on the MQG site (hi everyone!) I thought today would be a good day to show how my use of the space has changed. When we first moved into this house in 2008 this was just an unfinished basement space. At that time I did not have my business, so it was for a bunch of different crafts – papercraft, weaving, sewing, etc. TJ promised me that this would be one of the first spaces we renovated, and a…

  • General Crafting,  Life,  Organizing

    Thank You!

    Thank you all for your sweet comments on the blog, instagram and facebook. I will definitely make a tutorial for you! I will get to that over the next couple of weeks. I received an email this morning with a photo of the quilt’s owner, and he is a doll! While he was a pretty big baby, he looks dwarfed on the quilt. Good thing I know how quickly they grow. I do hope it gets dragged around and maybe even becomes a favourite (every crafter’s dream). I think it is something to do with this time of year and the start of school that makes me feel a bit….panicked?…

  • Organizing

    ReEntry

    I’ll tell you what, re-entry after a show is *hard*. The weeks leading up to a show are crazy with the prep work, but the week after a show is so much harder for me. I think because I put off all the other “life” stuff while I am getting ready for a big event, it then all comes up to yell HERE’S JOHNNY! in my face the week after. I am obviously someone who thrives on being organized. In fact I would say I require it. Like air or water. But the week after a show is so disorganized it leaves me feeling chaotic and unproductive. I flutter from…