FREE SHIPPING!

Need I say more?!? Now, US customers can enjoy free shipping at the Moth and Rust shop on Etsy, anytime, no code necessary… Have you visited Moth and Rust Handmade lately? There are a few new items I love, including the Slant Mittens knitting pattern and a custom-made, *WITH POCKETS*, black linen skirt!

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Scrappers’ Delight, take two!

Scrap Happy Craft Kits are back in the shop and just $5 each (+shipping). Because I’ve amassed so much crafty goodness over the years and never throw any of it away, I am offering these carefully curated embellishment kits, featuring scraps and leftover fabric, buttons, etc. They’re perfect for small projects, scrapbook or junk journaling […]

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Slant Mittens // Knitting Pattern now available!

WOW! Finally, I am publishing a new pattern. (It’s been a while…) These mittens are easy enough for beginners who are comfortable working in the round, but I think interesting enough for a seasoned stitcher, too. These were made in Patons Classic Wool Worsted Yarn, but really, any worsted weight yarn should work. The Slant […]

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Fashion, Fundraising, and FUN!

VIBRATION was a huge success!! Last week’s fashion show, featuring incredible talent from Wichita designers, not only raised a lot of money for Camp DI, but it really raised our–yep–vibrations!! SO MUCH POSITIVE ENERGY was in this show. I truly felt honored to be able to participate and know we were supporting young people pursue […]

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One week until VIBRATION Community Fashion Show!

Do you have plans next Saturday? Because I am super, super excited to be part of Vibration Community Fashion Show at TISSU, and I hope you’ll be there too!! This show is sponsored by TISSU and Finishing School for Modern Women, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Camp Destination Innovation, a STEM […]

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Pinspiration: Story Skirts & More

I haven’t posted much #pinspiration (inspiring posts found on Pinterest) to facebook lately, so I thought I’d share some here! Although I did share this incredible Story Skirt yesterday, though: This jacket is another incredible piece and I’d love to create something for myself with a similar feel… And I don’t know what it is […]

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Embroidery School

Currently, I’m working toward creating a series of embroidery videos…naturally, though, that project is coming a long a little slowly (because that’s what I do, ya know?!) But these are the first two; I hope you’ll find them informative! I have ideas for the next ones, but simply need to get them done…(since I started […]

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Mini Junk Journal Flip Through

I’ve always been fascinated by zines, art journals, and the like. It’s only recently, however, that I’ve started actively creating them. This is a little flip-through of a little journal…it’s only partially finished. I hope to have some junk journal tutorials up soon…(and have been thinking about the possibility of offering kits in the shop? […]

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Reclectic Goods

Mixed media artist Christie Johnson, the creative force that is Reclectic Goods, has a knack for taking everyday objects and reclaiming them as vibrant, unique, and interesting works of art.  I wanted to share these amazing earrings I acquired through a trade (full disclosure, I was not fair in that trade; I definitely got the […]

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At the ART SHOW!

I’ve been kind of lazy lately and didn’t blog about my recent art show at TISSU. As always, Nina is the most fabulous hostess ever and I’m so grateful she let me spend a few hours lurking around her gorgeous studio.  I’m also grateful to all who came out to see my stuff. The exhibit […]

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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, […]

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Guess What?

HA!  Sorry, I couldn’t resist… But guess what else?  There are new items in the shop! The Rustique linen tunic is a comfy, versatile top made to your measurements from a lovely, (lovely!) linen. It’s truly one of my favorite go-to wardrobe pieces.  It’s available in two colors, and can read more about it here. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Luscious Velvet and Updates…

Happy Saturday!  I figured it was about time I give an update on what’s been going on around here.  I am working on adding new items to the shop, and these are a few new creations currently available… I just love this dusty rose/mauve velvet–it makes a great handwarmer.  It is so silky smooth and […]

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