Sneak peak at a new cat toy

When my husband's mom saw pictures of the Pocket Critter interactive dog toy, she suggested I make a smaller cat version so she could put catnip in the pocket. Smart thinking! I made one as an experiment and liked it so much that it immediately went on my to-do list for Crafeteria 2015 prep. This new… Continue reading Sneak peak at a new cat toy

Upcoming event: Crafeteria 2015

The 10th annual Frances Crafeteria indie craft fair will be held on Friday, Dec. 4, and Oxford Dogma will be there! I'm especially happy to be a part of an event where all of the items for sale are 100% handmade and local. It'll be a great chance to do some special holiday shopping for… Continue reading Upcoming event: Crafeteria 2015

Lucky day at the thrift store

I wasn't necessarily looking for more wool sport jackets to use for projects, but I found several at the thrift store this week that really caught my eye. After washing and drying them, one felted nicely (and became a comically-shrunken jacket), so I'm excited to do something interesting with it. I even found a nice long London… Continue reading Lucky day at the thrift store

Upcoming event: Petapalooza pet festival in Phoenix

This week, in addition to making Road Trip Leash Pouches, I'm preparing for the 1st Annual Petapalooza in Phoenix. It's pet festival that started as a pet toy drive, but then grew into a whole afternoon of  fun. There will be activities, music, food trucks (I'm particularly excited for the food trucks!), booths for people… Continue reading Upcoming event: Petapalooza pet festival in Phoenix

Pop-up shop success

Last weekend I participated in my first pop-up shop at the 2015 Method + Madness conference, as a part of Phoenix Design Week. It was a fantastic experience, especially because I was a graphic designer for 16 years and this was my community. Everyone was so supportive and excited to see what I've been working… Continue reading Pop-up shop success