I’d been meaning to learn to use a sewing machine for a while now, because while I can hand-sew just fine, machine sewing is dead handy for my endless crafting, costumes, and the never-ending list of hobbies I find myself involved in.
You may have seen this on the blog’s FB page (or my social media accounts if you know me personally), and here’s the story behind it: my sister, who’s teaching me to sew, showed me a pillowbed on Pinterest (evil, evil Pinterest) and I decided to make one as my first project. Now it’s basically just sewing the seams of the pillowcases together, but I count it as a major achievement for LVL: Noob.
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It’s been a week, but I still can’t believe the 3rd Filipino ReaderCon is over after many long months of preparation! There was, of course, the (now) annual Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards, which ensured our lean, mean, little
machine team had more than enough work to do in the last six months, but we were totally excited for the rest of ReaderCon, too!
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I’ve been working really hard on my booth for the Book Reco Fair at the Filipino ReaderCon for weeks now, and I can’t believe it’s finally happening on Saturday! Squee! Finally, the work of my poor cramped hands (!) over many sleepless nights will see the light of day.
Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find at my booth.
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I have a bunch of posts lined up for the weekend, but for now (because I will be late to GeekFight) I want to show you my new pal.
I was itching to paint something (I haven’t felt like painting in two years!) and broke open this blank Mickey Mouse figure my brother gave me on my last birthday. It’s been sitting on my shelf for months, and I’d been thinking about what to do with it.
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I’m in the middle of composing some reviews at the moment, but here’s something I want to share with you in the meantime: bookish crafts!
I’ve been poking around my crafts supplies trying to get some creative juices running. I’m still in that illustration funk (for over a year now, sadface), but crafting is getting to be therapeutic of late.
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