Category Archives: Craftacular

Busy as a bee in Spring

Life has been pretty busy…hula, paddling, work, sewing, repeat. Ikuna Koa is hosting the Ikuna Koa Keiki Klassic Regatta on May 1st. I’ve got three parts to play for this event 1) hula dancer – my halau Ka Lei Aloha … Continue reading

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Covering a multitude of sins

I don’t know who said it (I did look, apparently no one else knows either), but paint does cover a multitude of sins. Exhibit A: free (via Freecycle) wooden kitchen island complete with coffee cup stains, crayons marks, greasy dirty … Continue reading

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Enabling my fabric habit

I found this is my mailbox at work this morning A nice pile of Hawaiian print fabric from Laura. Aren’t surprise presents the best?

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Don’t shoot the messenger bag

I made this purse a few years ago as a test-run of a messenger bag I’d seen on Craftster. I was intending to make one for Clarke, but then decided I didn’t want the responsibility of protecting his new laptop. … Continue reading

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Baby Boy Bucsit

Our godson Christopher Patrick Bucsit was born December 7th (Clarke’s birthday!) at 12:03 pm, 19 inches long and weighing in at 6 lbs and 13.5 oz.  And because I never got around to posting it earlier, here’s the blanket I … Continue reading

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My Emmeline Apron

I finished my Emmeline apron in record time (for me).  It has been done a little over a week now, I just hadn’t found time to take a picture of it yet; mostly because I always looked like crap.  The … Continue reading

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Sewing something for myself

Today I did what I swore to myself I wouldn’t do…go to Joann’s during October. The place is chaos. But I had a coupon, things were on sale, and I needed a break from work. I figured 1pm on a … Continue reading

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Elementary, my dear Watson – dog vest

Harley’s new vest  We think he looks like Sherlock Holmes. We’re headed to Zion for Thanksgiving and husband said “Harley should have a coat” then added “but you don’t have to make it”. pshaw!  I’m pretty happy with it, especially since it … Continue reading

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Simple reversible purse from remnants

My friend gave me the leftover fabric from a dress she made last summer, some of that pre-shirred stuff from Joann’s. I was going to make a dress for my niece, but alas, it wasn’t even enough for a 5-year-old’s … Continue reading

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Anna-Maria’s Camera Bag

I made this for Anna-Maria who wanted something more exciting than basic black for her new camera. The fabric is from the home dec section, sturdy but not too heavy. The lining is flannel with that green foam for the … Continue reading

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