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When Ashley Longshore Casually Blows Your Mind

Fionna Hanna

The lovely and talented Ashley Longshore is having herself a moment! If you haven't heard of her, she's great and she loves glitter. And in this little clip on Seth Meyers she kinda blew my mind. Towards the end she ever so casually mentions that she doesn't believe in critiquing art. WHAAAAATTTT? I sat through my fair share in school and wow this really affected me.  I really love the idea of looking at something and just saying "great" or "not for me" Not needing to analyzer or justify but just let the art be. Maybe what I hate someone...


Simple Halloween Costume

Fionna Hanna

Simple Halloween Costume

  The bear hat  pattern make a great easy Halloween costume and when you are done you have a hat for the rest of the year. Sew up the hat using an upcycled sweatshirt or sweater and coordinate with a shirt or sweater you already have. Add in a little black nose and your baby bear is reay for trick or treating.  And you get to enjoy your work and show off your little cub. Sized for little ones from 0-24 months and you can get the pattern here


New Shirt Kit and Pattern

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New Shirt Kit and Pattern

  Its only taken a year (and a bit) to sort out this pattern. And I'm so excited to share it. It a bit tricky with some curves and bias tape but if you are a patient beginner you can totally get it done. And get ready to win that baby shower! Pattern available for instant download and kit available here. 


How to Style a Dress for all 4 Seasons

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How to Style a Dress for all 4 Seasons

 The cloud dress is designed to fit your little one from size 1-2 so you can get a whole year of wear out of it. So we put together this little serious looks for your little one. And full disclosure, its making me re-think some of my clothes to be wearable all year round. Here come some minimalist wardrobe goals! 


The creative struggle is real

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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...