All posts from Kat

  • Fish Pie

    We are lucky and can buy salmon at our local farmers market from a local family that fishes in Alaska. We buy a large amount once a year. Then smoke some of it and freeze it all, so we always have fis... Mar 07, 2014 - No Comments

  • Project: March Newgrange Mittens

    I’m feeling pretty proud that I am on track to meet my goal of designing and knitting a pair of mittens every month this year. Today, I present to you the March Newgrange Mittens. I wanted to d... Mar 04, 2014 - 10 Comments

  • Papercut! at the American Swedish Institute

    This weekend I finally had the opportunity to visit the Papercut! an exhibit of amazing psaligraphy (papercutting) at the American Swedish Institute here in Minneapolis. The exhibits main focus was o... Mar 03, 2014 - 1 Comment

  • Projects for National Pig Day

    I have a soft spot for pigs. (And quite a collection of them around my house.) This Saturday, Match 1st, is National Pig Day, so why not craft up a pig or two… Stitch up a pig apron with this pi... Feb 28, 2014 - 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #4 Round Up

    For this challenge we asked the Iron Crafters to use either hearts or flowers (or both) in their project. This is certainly a warm and cheerful set of projects. Play Sculpt Live NY Star Cards Adven... Feb 26, 2014 - No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #5 – A is for…

    For this challenge we are starting at the beginning…the beginning of the alphabet that is. Create a project based on the letter A. This one is a little challenging, but once you start about it y... Feb 26, 2014 - 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 4 – Minnesota Love String Art

    The latest Iron Craft challenge required us to use either flowers and/or hearts in a project. I showed my love for my home of Minneapolis and Minnesota with some string art. I know this isn’t t... Feb 25, 2014 - 5 Comments

  • St. Patrick’s Day Projects

    Make sure not to get pinched this St. Patrick’s Day and make yourself a little something green! The Little Luck Charm Bracelet is super easy and is a subtle way to wear your green. A Shamrock ... Feb 24, 2014 - No Comments

  • Project: Antiqued Silver Eggs

    I was playing around in my craft room the other day trying to think of a way to make gilded eggs with what I had on hand. Then I realized I didn’t want golden gilt, I wanted silver eggs. A coupl... Feb 18, 2014 - 20 Comments

  • Art Shanties

    Yesterday it was above 0F and the sun was out making it the perfect day to head out to White Bear Lake, MN to see the Art Shanty Project. (And when I say White Bear Lake, I mean the middle of the froz... Feb 17, 2014 - 4 Comments