Month: October 2013

Halloween 2013: Sewing a Curious George Costume

Halloween 2013: Sewing a Curious George Costume

This Halloween, Logan was obsessed with Curious George. So it was easy to pick out a costume idea for him. I picked up some brown fleece and sewed up the same Running With Scissors pattern I used last year. Here’s a pic of Logan trying it on (sorry for the blurriness, […]

Laser Etched Corian Marvel Coasters

Laser Etched Corian Marvel Coasters

At one point, we were considering remodeling our kitchen, and we got some Corian samples. We didn’t end up doing the remodel, but we left them sitting around the house to see how durable they are. My brother-in-law had always thought they made cool coasters. When I took the laser […]

Harry Potter Shirt with Stencil Vinyl and Fabric Paint

Harry Potter Shirt with Stencil Vinyl and Fabric Paint

I happened upon the Harry P font and decided it would be fun to make a quick shirt for Logan. I typed in some text and drew some footprints in Silhouette Studio, and then printed onto stencil vinyl on my cameo. I used a sponge to paint through the stencil, fading away […]

First Time Using the Laser: Etched Wood Photo Ornaments

First Time Using the Laser: Etched Wood Photo Ornaments

I got really excited after taking the laser class at Maker Works and decided to try a simple project to start. I didn’t want to worry about dithering photos, so I ran a batch job on all our family photos, putting them through Vector Magic to see which ones converted to single-color […]