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The creative struggle is real

Fionna Hanna

The creative struggle is real

  For the past month, it has been a struggle to get going on the next pattern. The shape is coming along but what color? What pattern is going on it? I couldn't get anywhere. And it was frustrating. There's a timeline I'm trying to hit for the kits and this was holding it back. But the ideas were not coming.  Previous creative advice says just start something and it will come. (See The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp, highly recommend for any creatives out there.) So I did. And it didn't come. And then finally after something came. Just...


Its cheaper and easier just to buy stuff

Fionna Hanna

Tags creative life

Its cheaper and easier just to buy stuff

    Did you ever watch Craft Corner Deathmatch? It wasn't super popular but it was a rare craft game show and the tag line at the end was "its cheaper and easier just to buy stuff". And I totally agree with that. But its way less fun.   You don't get the joy and frustration that comes with making something. You don't get to go through the step by step process and start with something that is nowhere near what you want and work it through to get something out of it. And listen, I understand its not all free...


Taking the guess work out of picking fabric! 

Fionna Hanna

Tags diy, diy kits, sewing kit, sewing pattern, sewing project

Taking the guess work out of picking fabric! 

Making stuff is great. There are so many awesome patterns out there but picking out a fabric that works for each one can be tricky. Even fashion designers do samples to see the scale and how each material works. So I'm super excited to share these new kits. Want to make what's in the picture on the front? You can do that with these sewing kits. Each kit has the pieces printed on the fabric so all you need to do is cut them out and start sewing. These make great gifts if you want to win that baby shower....


5 things I learned making a capsule wardrobe on Pinterest

Fionna Hanna

Tags capsule wardrobe, fall, minimalism, minimalist wardrobe, pinterest

5 things I learned making a capsule wardrobe on Pinterest

  After listening to a bunch of The Minimalists podcasts and being inspired to take a look at my lifestyle, I’ve been paring down and really questioning things I need versus want. And I realized I wanted to make getting dressed easier, be able to buy higher quality items but have fewer things overall in my closet. I kept telling my friends I want to have 10 - 14 outfits per season that I love, wear all the time and then put away for the next season. But I wasn’t taking any steps to try and get there. So to...


Back at it

Fionna Hanna

Back at it

  Finally getting back into the studio after some time off with my brand new little one. working away on new projects with some fun kits of you. And all the old favorites and bestsellers are being re-stocked. In the meantime, check out the sale on a few ends of the run.