Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Episode 95: Cheese!

In this episode, Sandy & Jade talk about cons, limited edition figurines, and the latest from JK Rowling's universe. In the make half of the show, the girls talk crafting, cosplaying, and sewing, including Jade's latest cosplay project.

Get Geeky


  • San Diego Comic Con July 19-24, 2016.


    • Fanime Post Con Report - Jade talks about her experience at Fanime.
    • Limited edition figurines at SDCC. Mattel is killing it with there female figurines.
    • Pottermore updates: new American wizarding school, Ilvermorny, has a lovely short story about its founding, and a new sorting ritual for you to see what your American Wizarding house would be.

Get Crafty

Fiber Optics

Finished Objects
  • Rainbow Socks are finished
  • Yarn: White Birch:  Does This Rainbow Make My Black Look Big?
  • Vanilla Socks
  • White Birch Fiber Arts: Self Striping (purple green) -- Travel Agent for Guilt Trips - Lovely round yarn
  • Pattern: Vanilla Socks
  • Yarn: BCY “Grr” colorway
  • Notes: Issue with soft spots.
Work and gaming knitting: vanilla socks for Eric in a very old skein of yarn-- Brunswick Nylamb in the color Cranberry.  
Fixed the heel.
  • Pattern: On the Beach by Isabella Kraemer
  • Yarn: Miss Babs Yowza
  • Notes: Slow, but forward progress. Sleeves, Body.
Started (and am nearly halfway done with) a Vintage Stripes crochet blanket
Using up so much of my single ball scrap wools on this!

Make It Sew

Friday, June 10, 2016

Episode 94: Dragonscale Handbag of Holding -- a Review

In this episode, Sandy & Jade review the Dragonscale Handbag of Holding by

Jade's review can be found on her blog, where she goes into depth of using this bag.

You can also read about the experiences of some fellow geeks at the G+ community, Resplendent Nerd.

16 - 1.jpg

Do you have this bag or anyone of the ThinkGeek handbags of holding? What do you think of it? Let us know in the comments.