Happy Towel Day! Bonus Pattern: The Guide Tablet Case

Happy Towel Day all you hoopy froods out there! One would hope you all know what I’m saying ^-~ But for those of you who don’t, I suppose I should let my nerd flag fly for a bit here. Today’s project is inspired by the book to rival all books: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. “The guide,” as written by the funny late author … Continue reading Happy Towel Day! Bonus Pattern: The Guide Tablet Case

Freebie Friday: The Sakura Purse

This purse came about because I was in one of those moods again like with the Pretty in Plaid Purse project ^-~ I saw this lavender printed canvas and had the urge to make a sweet, feminine little purse that had a darling shape. The word sakura is Japanese for cherry blossom, and it’s the first thing I think of when I see adorable springtime … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Sakura Purse

Freebie Friday! The Tiny Totoro Tote

It’s Miyazaki again! I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself >w< I started out with this fun dotted print and thought it would look adorable with some white contrast bits. I was particularly excited about the idea of corner patch pockets on the tote, and while I was doing white contrasts, the idea to incorporate the chibi Totoro came to mind. While I love big Totoro … Continue reading Freebie Friday! The Tiny Totoro Tote

May the Fourth Be With You! Bonus Pattern: The Wampa Plush

May the fourth be with you everyone! As all the nerds know, today is Star Wars Day, so I wanted to celebrate with this super-cute-squishy little Wampa plush 😀 I knew right away that I wanted to make a plush when I saw Star Wars day coming around, and while we’ve seen the classic characters in plush form all the time, I thought a stumpy … Continue reading May the Fourth Be With You! Bonus Pattern: The Wampa Plush

Freebie Friday: The Scientist’s Satchel

Well, check this out 😀 I’ve gone steampunk! I realize despite my nerdishness that I’ve never actually gone out of my way to show how much I love steampunk. But here it is! Granted, this is a very simple rendition of my fandom, since I was limited to just using my scraps, but I’m glad I finally got to do something with an alternate-future flair … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Scientist’s Satchel

Freebie Friday: The Susuwatari Tote

Yes, I’m bringing back more Miyazaki x3 As much as I would have liked to do another character, the colors in this print that I had so much of just couldn’t stop reminding me of a Miyazaki color scheme – very earthy yet bright but not overly saturated. This dark brown faux suede that I thought matched perfectly made me think of what soot sprites … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Susuwatari Tote

Freebie Friday: The Gamekip Tablet Case

Isn’t this little guy just the cutest? Of course this is an adorable combination of an old school Gameboy mixed with a Mudkip from Pokemon, and I just love the mashup of bright colors with the vintage Nintendo feel! Before you read on, however, I warn that you must prepare yourself. This is probably the most involved project I’ve posted so far, as it has … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Gamekip Tablet Case

Freebie Friday: The Badtz Maru Purse

This project was bound to come up eventually ^-^ This purse is a tribute to my all-time favorite Sanrio character, Bad Badtz Maru, a mischievous little penguin that always has a angry look on his face. His designs are usually covered with an XO motif, as in Japanese that actually means badtz maru, and is a way of saying wrong or right, like how we … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Badtz Maru Purse

Freebie Friday: The Ringo Shiina Sling

Do you like how crazy and edgy today’s pattern looks? 😀 This project is a tribute to my favorite musician of all time, Ringo Shiina. Ringo is a Japanese musician that’s been making music since about 1998, and her style ranges from punk, alternative, jazz, ska, funk, and even some hip hop. Her diversity is what I love so much about her. She even manages … Continue reading Freebie Friday: The Ringo Shiina Sling