Tag: craft

Finishing the Lockers

If you recall, we bought some lockers at MakeICT a few months ago. Many things came up and they sat unfinished by the Quonset Hut. We have a few more to finish. We start with one like this. Then the Husband grinds off the… Continue Reading “Finishing the Lockers”

Rough Linen

Totally not an ad, but definitely a recommendation. When I first moved out to a homestead, my best friend sent me a great pinafore for my indoor/outdoor work.

It’s Always an Adventure With Us

So the Husband and I are members of a non-profit makerspace. We were fortunate enough to be able to purchase an old elementary school for the space. As they prepare the space (slowed by Coronavirus), they had some lockers that they were going to… Continue Reading “It’s Always an Adventure With Us”

The Best Little Brooder in Kansas

So with (now) 23 little ones in the small brooder…

Beeswax Wraps

Yet another anti-plastic post. I’m trying to be more sustainable. This one was pretty easy. There are several ways to do this, but this one worked for me, given the way I deal with my wax.

Ziplock Bags

Last night I did a prototype for washable ziplock bags.

Today’s Project

So I’ve got this weird showroom kitchen. I mean, don’t get me wrong, it’s awesome, but it has some quirks because the prior owners just walked into Bartel and said “I’ll take it!” Srsly. Too frou-frou, but really nice. So an annoyance to me… Continue Reading “Today’s Project”

Johnny Appleseed of Maker Spaces

Last night we hosted the “Johnny Appleseed of Maker Spaces,” Joel Leonard. He is touring the country talking to maker spaces.

Christmas Presents

So some of my crafts haven’t been posted, because I didn’t want to spoil it. “Now, Libby, don’t tell Aunt Jane and Uncle Greg what we got them for Christmas.” Three minutes later… “Hi Uncle Greg, we got you a shirt!”

Christmas With Prairie Peacock

So my good friend Catharine (Prairie Peacock on insta) and I had our annual gift exchange. We are both crafty sorts. I started a blog so I could show my projects, Catharine started insta to show her soaps.