Crafts

Baby necklace. This was made by request for a friend whose infant daughter likes to bang her head against her chest while she's nestled in her sling. Her mom hoped it would be a fun distraction for her. Materials: Felted wool balls, cotton, embroidery floss, metallic lanyard.

Baby necklace. This was made by request for a friend whose infant daughter likes to bang her head against her chest while she’s nestled in her sling. Her mom hoped it would be a fun distraction for her.
Materials: Felted wool balls, cotton, embroidery floss, metallic lanyard.

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Mom's birthday gift, 2016. Also my second attempt at freehand embroidery.

Mom’s birthday gift, 2016. Also my second attempt at freehand embroidery.

Mom's birthday gift, 2015. Counted cross-stitch. Pattern by stephXstitch.

Mom’s birthday gift, 2015. Counted cross-stitch. Pattern by stephXstitch.

I made this one for myself. It was inspired by Ask Polly/Heather Havrilesky's column "How Do I Start Believing in My Worth?" which I highly recommend, and it was my first experiment with French knots.

I made this one for myself. It was inspired by Ask Polly/Heather Havrilesky’s column “How Do I Start Believing in My Worth?” which I highly recommend, and it was my first experiment with French knots.

Mom's Christmas gift #1, 2016.

Mom’s Christmas gift #1, 2016.

Mom's Christmas gift #2, 2016.

Mom’s Christmas gift #2, 2016.

Will I ever stitch something without any fuck-words in it? That remains to be seen (but probably not).