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David Bowies at Chicago Public Library January 12, 2016 23:02

On Monday I had the opportunity to teach a puppet-making workshop at the Maker Lab at Harold Washington Library. That morning the news had broken that David Bowie passed away overnight, and it was clearly on everyone’s minds. I had intended on allowing participants … Continue reading

Pilsen Flea this Sunday August 14, 2014 08:00

Hey, Chicago! I’ll be setting up shop at The Pilsen Flea this Sunday with the always awesome Rhymes with Twee. I’m super excited to be selling in my own ‘hood for the first time ever and Pilsen Flea is always … Continue reading

Busy Beaver Blog Feature February 13, 2012 08:09

There’s a little interview with me over on the Busy Beaver Button Co. blog today talking about why I make custom buttons. Did you know that nearly every package I send out has a tiny 1″ version of the puppet … Continue reading

Renegade Holiday Wrap Up December 22, 2011 08:00

At long last, I’ve finally had a free moment to go through my photos from Renegade Holiday a few weeks ago to share with you lovely folks. It was a lovely weekend in Chicago– a little drizzle on Saturday morning, … Continue reading

Renegade! Tomorrow! Sunday! December 02, 2011 08:00

Things are nutso around here, friends, so all I can say for today is that I hope to see some of you at Renegade Holiday this weekend in Chi! Woooo!

Renegade Recap, At Long Last! September 16, 2011 08:00

I’m finally ready to share with you my little recap from the whirlwind Renegade Chicago weekend. First off, I want to thank all the lovely folks who came out to the fair! We couldn’t have ask for more gorgeous weather– … Continue reading

Time Out Chicago at Renegade September 14, 2011 13:48

While I work on getting my act together to share photos from Renegade this weekend, check out this awesome gallery from Time Out Chicago. A bunch of photos of my booth are are featured about halfway through the collection, starting … Continue reading

New for Renegade! September 08, 2011 14:15

These six brand new button designs will be debuting at Renegade this weekend, along with some fancy-schmancy new, larger magnets. Get excited all you Liz Lemonites, Don Draperphiles and Frida Kahlo Freaks!  

It’s That Time Again! September 01, 2011 08:00

Its hard to believe it’s September already, isn’t it? It seems like summer has barely gotten started. But you know what September means: Renegade Craft Fair Chicago! Next weekend, September 10 + 11, I’ll be bringing all things felt to … Continue reading

Do Division Wrap Up June 07, 2011 08:00

Thanks to all those who came out for Do Division this weekend. It was a totally perfect Sunday for hanging out and selling crafts! Check out these photos from the event, including a peek at my new 1 inch magnets!

Do Division Today! June 05, 2011 11:45

Hey Chicago folks! Don’t forget– I’ll be selling at Do Division today in Wicker Park! I’m setting up shop with other crafty peeps from Urban Folk Circuit, on the North side of Division, east of Hoyne. The weather looks to … Continue reading

Chicago Reader! May 23, 2011 13:00

I’m featured in this week’s edition of the Chicago Reader! Yippee! The issue is out now (featuring that slightly gross image of a Mr. Tan Torso up there) and online here, too. I’m featured along with a bunch of other … Continue reading

Workshop! Tomorrow! February 11, 2011 12:51

Hey! Don’t forget! If you’re in Chicago, I’ll be teaching an (almost) Valentine’s Day workshop TOMORROW, Saturday 2/12 at Renegade Handmade in Chicago and YOU should be there! My previous post about the event has the details, and there’s also … Continue reading

Valentine Workshop at Renegade Handmade January 31, 2011 13:48

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be leading a Heart Brooch Making workshop at Renegade Handmade in honor of Valentine’s Day! We’ll be sewing up a version similar to that little darlin’ shown in the photo above, perfect for gifting … Continue reading