As you may or may not know, the wife has been dabbling in sewing, crafts, and pottery for about as long as I’ve known her. She’s been teaching lessons out of our home and in conjunction with Furman University and Greenville Parks & Rec. She’s had a lot of successRead more
As you may or may not know, the wife is big into sewing and crafts. She actually offers sewing lessons for beginners in the Greenville area. Our house is way too tiny for her to have a dedicated craft room or anything like that, so she basically took over theRead more
As I’ve mentioned before, my family makes Christmas gifts for one another. Last year we made hollow book safes, beaded earrings and teacup candles. The year before that, we made some wine bottle stands and beef jerky. This year, we made chalkboards, barbecue rub, monogrammed aprons, and pottery Christmas treeRead more
I’ve had the same old bedspread since my freshman year in college. It’s pretty faded and tattered to say the least. Since getting married, I’ve never been allowed to let guests know it exists, much less see it, kind of like Zelda from Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. So the wifeRead more
The wife’s sewing supplies have dominated the dining room table for a while now. Her brother brought back some fabric from Africa, and she made a retro-looking dress out of it. She also made a tiny dress for a friend’s baby. I’m impressed with how quickly she can turn theseRead more
The wife made a pink, velveteen rabbit for one of her oldest friends who just had a baby girl. You can see the assembly process here.