f.o. | mrs. kim cross stitch

For those of you that know me personally, I’m a Gilmore Girls fan. Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino, the show’s creators, are my heroes. The pop culture references, book references, quick wit, and well -timed and brilliantly curated music selections were, and are, near and dear to me. And so, when the opportunity to makeContinue reading “f.o. | mrs. kim cross stitch”

cook | orange scented cod.

I love trying new fish dishes–particularly ones that stand up to cold weather. This orange scented cod with jasmine rice is just the dish. It really sticks to the ribs in a healthy way, and the doc and I really enjoyed it. Plus, it takes no time at all, so it’s the perfect weeknight dinner.Continue reading “cook | orange scented cod.”

f.o. | striped hats.

The Striped Hats pattern by Quince and Co. is for sure my favorite pattern this winter. It’s simple, easy to memorize so the project is good for travel or knitting in public, and they knit up in a day or two. Plus, the color combinations are endless and you don’t need large amounts of woolContinue reading “f.o. | striped hats.”

makes | shibori + sashiko.

This is my first attempt at shibori, a Japanese practice of resistance dyeing on textile. Folding, bending, and clipping muslin cloth is meditative and the final results are gorgeous–rich in color, shape. As an extension of my first dyes, I decided to try some sashiko embroidery on top, following the natural resistance dye lines IContinue reading “makes | shibori + sashiko.”