April 25, 2016 athena 0

Happy Monday! I’ve had an irritating, lingering cold since Thursday, but am having fun making cheery Minnesota-themed patterns nevertheless. I also just finished Vera Caspary’s Laura, which was wonderful. I […]

Danger Purse

April 22, 2016 athena 0

Here is a practical pattern of the things every savvy woman surely keeps in her purse: sunglasses, a couple tubes of lipstick, pepper spray, and a knife. No? Anyway! I […]

My Favorite Murder: Episode 1

April 20, 2016 athena 0

Do you like true crime podcasts? Of course you do! If you haven’t listened to My Favorite Murder, hosted/created by Georgia Hardstark and Karen Kilgariff, I suggest you give it […]


April 18, 2016 athena 0

Big news: I bought a new pair of running shoes. The previous pair was two years old, and the left shoe had a giant hole in it. So, here is […]

Birthday Cake

April 11, 2016 athena 0

Happy Monday! Here is another new pattern. This one is in honor of two birthdays: The Marjorie turned one year old a few weeks ago, and my own birthday is […]

Fear and Transportation

April 8, 2016 athena 0

Do you remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned that I was working on a book? Well, today I am sending that book to the printer! I hemmed and […]


April 6, 2016 athena 0

Here is another pattern from the weekend. I know there is nothing original about loving coffee, but I certainly do love it, and would drink it all day long if […]

Pretty Little KitchenAid

April 4, 2016 athena 0

Among other weekend activities (groceries, cooking, three loads of laundry, biking to a brewery, etc.), I also made some new patterns. This one is inspired by the beautiful KitchenAid mixer […]