The DIY Trunk Show has come and gone. Here are some of the highlights: Balls for Movember: Dragons and Unicorns: Shrimp! Monkeys and Bananas: Atomic Fireballs: And one of their lucky new owners – another satisfied customer! A big thanks to the Chicago Craft Mafia for putting on an awesome show. I hope I … More Merry Happy!
Coming soon to a craft show near you – kitchen charms. Hang one in your house for good luck! Remember this? A Posthumous Haiku: A yank of the hook, The clang of your knife and fork. I am digested!
Where has PterodactlyPants been lately? All over the internet, that’s where! Check out my interview with Schmancy Toys for the Plush You! Show going on in Seattle right now, and my spot for the DIY Trunk Show coming up in Chicago in a few short weeks. Of course, you can check out my Tumblr, Flickr, … More About Town
Pitchfork was a great success! It was ungodly hot, as usual, and the music was excellent, as usual, and the plush leapt from my hands like red-hot coals. It was beautiful. I’ve never seen so many umbrellas on such a sunny day. (all the photos are taken by me – click to view larger size) … More Forkin’ Awesome!
Pitchfork is just around the corner, and the PterodactylPants craft-labs are abuzz with excitement. This coven of Winged Sprites will be there! Will you? a Fluttery Haiku: We’re trouble makers, But our fuzzy wings make us Irresistible.
Well, the Plushteam rocked San Mateo’s Maker Faire this past weekend. I sent a bushel of baby corn and some mini maggots to represent the windy city amongst the team’s amazing plush pieces. Check it out: Here’s a screen shot of a Gigapan of the team’s setup at the Faire. (What’s a Gigapan, right? I … More We Conquered.
Are you going to be in the Chicago area this weekend? Do you need to buy some holiday goodies for your friends before time runs out? Come to the Depart-Ment Show! It’s handmade heaven! I got a sneak preview of it today, and whoa. I don’t know how I’m going to keep from spending all … More Calling All Chicagoans!
I have been accepted into the Depart-Ment Holiday Show! holiday show hours friday, december 5: 7-11p opening saturday + sunday, december 6 + 7: 11a-5p at AV-aerie 2000 w. fulton (at damen), suite 310 (3rd floor), chicago If you find yourself in Chicago that weekend and shopping for holiday goodies, come on out and buy … More Windy Crafting
Spellers of the world, what would I do without you? It’s a wattle! Sorry it’s taken me so long, I haven’t had much time for sewing lately. This is a sneak peak at what I’m working on. All I have left to decide on is the mouth/teeth/beak? Who knows what sort of twisted hybrid this … More W-a-t-t-l-e