Secrets of the Prairie Spinster Society

Secrets of the Prairie Spinster Society

I've been blasting it all over social media (so, if you've already seen this two or twenty times, I apologize!) but I'm very, VERY excited to be having my own Final Friday show at TISSU Sewing Studio again this month!! Previously, my "art" shows have been mostly about paintings.  Secrets of the Prairie Spinster Society, [...]

A Grand Affair: TISSU’s New Location!

A Grand Affair: TISSU’s New Location!

Less than two months until Craftacular, three months until another special event (more info to come on that), and so...what am I doing here?!  I know I should be getting to work, but before I do, I absolutely must share these photos from TISSU Sewing Studio's Grand Re-Opening! On July 27, TISSU hosted special guest [...]

Craftacular Vendor Application: POSTED!

Craftacular Vendor Application: POSTED!

Are you a maker in the Wichita area (or beyond?) who wants to be part of the 2018 Craftacular Handmade Market?  Then get excited, because registration is now open! This Craft Show is exactly that: a shopping experience full of wonderful, handmade goods.  No resale items or MLMs.  The vendors not merely salespeople; they are representing [...]

Stay Cozy Tees: Giveaway!!

Stay Cozy Tees: Giveaway!!

Happy Monday!  Guess what time it is?   Yep...GIVEAWAY TIME! I am sooo excited to be hosting this giveaway for Stay Cozy Tees.  The owner, Christin, is a Wichita maker who creates adorable, handprinted t-shirts.  Christin believes each person has something valuable and unique to offer, and her super sweet designs are all about inspiring the [...]

Interview with Jenny of Wichita Woolery

Interview with Jenny of Wichita Woolery

I'm excited today to bring you a fantastic interview with Jenny Brown, the artist behind Wichita Woolery.  I've been drooling over her gorgeous creations on her facebook page for some time, and she recently opened an Etsy shop where she offers hand dyed roving and handspun yarn for sale.  Check out the interview, then visit Jenny's [...]

Interview with Laura from The Corner of Knit and Tea

Interview with Laura from The Corner of Knit and Tea

Laura is an Overland Park artisan who creates fabulous things from fiber and has them available for purchase at her online shop, The Corner of Knit & Tea.  She spins, knits, and--yes--loves tea!  (She'll even add some of her favorite teas to your Etsy order!)  When her vibrant, oh-so-squishy-looking yarns first caught my eye, I knew I [...]

The White Peacock: Interview with Tayla Mace, Owner & Artist

The White Peacock: Interview with Tayla Mace, Owner & Artist

  Today I am trilled to bring you an interview with Tayla Mace, artist, entrepreneur, and owner of The White Peacock Tea and Coffee Company in the lovely town of Lindsborg, KS.  I've been a fan of Tayla's work for years and am truly excited about her latest venture.  Read more here, then visit for yourself! [...]

Interview with Cynthia Sutcliffe of Cultivated Dreams & Designs

Interview with Cynthia Sutcliffe of Cultivated Dreams & Designs

​I think there's something truly enchanting about semi-precious jewels skillfully set against silver.  Cynthia Sutcliffe of Cultivated Dreams & Designs creates particularly charming pieces in her Halstead, KS, studio, and she has graciously agreed to do an interview with me!  Take a moment to learn a bit about this talented Kansan and her work...  M&R: [...]

Interview with Mike Moen of Old Church Works

Interview with Mike Moen of Old Church Works

I am very excited about today's post because I am finally getting to explore some fabulous, local artisans and share them with you! Today, my guest is Mike Moen, the talent behind Old Church Works based in Andover, KS, which offers bespoke leather crafted goods.  Not only is his work beautiful and quality-crafted, but he has some great insights into design [...]