Sunday, April 30, 2023

Enucleation: the removal of the eye from the orbit and involves the separation of all tissue connections between the globe and the orbit. πŸͺ‘ And now you’ve learned a new word, brought to you by child-on-mending crime. πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about these projects, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: a white patch where there was a group of googly eyes in the mending.] to line break


via Instagram Enucleation: the removal of the eye from the orbit and involves the separation of all tissue connections between the globe and the orbit. πŸͺ‘ And now you’ve learned a new word, brought to you by child-on-mending crime. πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about these projects, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: a white patch where there was a group of googly eyes in the mending.] https://instagr.am/p/CrrC8QhPt_z/

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

This is what it looks like when alllllll of the visible mending inspiration hits at one. πŸͺ‘ …and I’m not done yet! πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about these projects, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: four different visibly mended pieces] to line break


via Instagram This is what it looks like when alllllll of the visible mending inspiration hits at one. πŸͺ‘ …and I’m not done yet! πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about these projects, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: four different visibly mended pieces] https://instagr.am/p/CreP9wYyX7z/

The eyes have it. πŸ‘€πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸ‘€πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend #GooglyEyes πŸ‘€πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: An exhausted, freckled, and fair-skinned Iranian American woman with a short, bright Easter grass green hairdo looks up at the mended spot on her backrest, as the googly eyes look back at her.]


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CreO8dHSEF0/ The eyes have it. πŸ‘€πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸ‘€πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend #GooglyEyes πŸ‘€πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: An exhausted, freckled, and fair-skinned Iranian American woman with a short, bright Easter grass green hairdo looks up at the mended spot on her backrest, as the googly eyes look back at her.]

Sunday, April 23, 2023

We’re going to need a bigger embroidery hoop. πŸͺ‘ 🦈 This visible mend features leather teeth (practice for Dr. Rex’s full dental replacement) with leather from Tandy Leather, and leftover raw silk scraps. πŸͺ‘🦈 You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘🦈 #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend #GreatWhiteShark #JAWS πŸͺ‘🦈 [Image Description: a dark blue blanket with a hole mended to look like the shark from the JAWS movie poster, a great white shark swimming vertically, minus the swimmer. For now.]


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CrZyxYNrKlL/ We’re going to need a bigger embroidery hoop. πŸͺ‘ 🦈 This visible mend features leather teeth (practice for Dr. Rex’s full dental replacement) with leather from Tandy Leather, and leftover raw silk scraps. πŸͺ‘🦈 You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘🦈 #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #MakeDoAndMend #GreatWhiteShark #JAWS πŸͺ‘🦈 [Image Description: a dark blue blanket with a hole mended to look like the shark from the JAWS movie poster, a great white shark swimming vertically, minus the swimmer. For now.]

Friday, April 21, 2023

It has taken me an *obscene* amount of time to get around to the stuff in my mending pile, but the entire family agrees that the wait has been worth it. πŸͺ‘ I need to be inspired, because visible mending is #art, especially when the #artist overthinks EVVVVVVERYTHING. πŸͺ‘ Here is the first two of SOOOO much visible mending coming your way: my beloved @lunablankets and Rex’s purple sweatpants. πŸͺ‘ (He loves the mend; it makes the adults laugh because of that one line in the Edward Norton Hulk movie.) πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #Avengers #TheHulk #WeightedBlanket #LunaBlanket #LunaWeightedBlanket #MakeDoAndMend πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: on the left, a pale, blue weighted blanket, with metallic jersey patches in blue and blurple. On the right, a well-worn pair of purple child’s sweatpants with a patch of the Incredible Hulk on the knee.] to line break


via Instagram It has taken me an *obscene* amount of time to get around to the stuff in my mending pile, but the entire family agrees that the wait has been worth it. πŸͺ‘ I need to be inspired, because visible mending is #art, especially when the #artist overthinks EVVVVVVERYTHING. πŸͺ‘ Here is the first two of SOOOO much visible mending coming your way: my beloved @lunablankets and Rex’s purple sweatpants. πŸͺ‘ (He loves the mend; it makes the adults laugh because of that one line in the Edward Norton Hulk movie.) πŸͺ‘ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ‘ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #Repair #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #SubvertFastFashion #TextileRestoration #Avengers #TheHulk #WeightedBlanket #LunaBlanket #LunaWeightedBlanket #MakeDoAndMend πŸͺ‘ [Image Description: on the left, a pale, blue weighted blanket, with metallic jersey patches in blue and blurple. On the right, a well-worn pair of purple child’s sweatpants with a patch of the Incredible Hulk on the knee.] https://instagr.am/p/CrTOGIMLMuu/

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Visible mending, weighted blanket edition. πŸ’€ (For interested parties, this is a bamboo weighted blanket from @lunablankets, which is lovely and cool for warm days.) πŸ’€ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸ’€ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #MakeDoAndMend #TextileRestoration #WeightedBlanket #Luna #LunaBlanket


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CrReIxTPBHY/ Visible mending, weighted blanket edition. πŸ’€ (For interested parties, this is a bamboo weighted blanket from @lunablankets, which is lovely and cool for warm days.) πŸ’€ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸ’€ #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #BIPOCMaker #Mend #VisibleMending #MakeDoAndMend #TextileRestoration #WeightedBlanket #Luna #LunaBlanket

Monday, April 17, 2023

Last Wednesday night, I saw a play in San Diego! 🎭 The theatre itself was lovely, the play was light and funny, and it was a mere 10 minutes from where we were staying. 🎭 #CygnetTheatre #PresentLaughter #SupportLocalTheatre #Theatre #comedy to line break


via Instagram Last Wednesday night, I saw a play in San Diego! 🎭 The theatre itself was lovely, the play was light and funny, and it was a mere 10 minutes from where we were staying. 🎭 #CygnetTheatre #PresentLaughter #SupportLocalTheatre #Theatre #comedy https://instagr.am/p/CrJ1dVjvUvD/

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Sometimes, when the kids sit on my lap with their bony butts, I call them “Lego children”. (Because they’re all pointy edges.) to line break


via Instagram Sometimes, when the kids sit on my lap with their bony butts, I call them “Lego children”. (Because they’re all pointy edges.) https://instagr.am/p/CrAPxsLOGfN/

Objectively, the cutest boy in the world, on a boat. to line break


via Instagram Objectively, the cutest boy in the world, on a boat. https://instagr.am/p/CrAPdrrOcgE/

I’M KNITTING ON A BOAT! πŸ›₯️ #TheLonelyIsland #ImOnABoat #OnTheRoadWithTheKnitmores


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/Cq_LkWSSzzc/ I’M KNITTING ON A BOAT! πŸ›₯️ #TheLonelyIsland #ImOnABoat #OnTheRoadWithTheKnitmores

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

This gorilla is a whole mood. (He looked at alllll the people and then VERY DELIBERATELY turned his back. #goals) #Gorilla #GreatApe #SanDiegoZoo to line break


via Instagram This gorilla is a whole mood. (He looked at alllll the people and then VERY DELIBERATELY turned his back. #goals) #Gorilla #GreatApe #SanDiegoZoo https://instagr.am/p/Cq8drljJMCR/

Snek, or by it’s Latin name: tagliatelle periculum. #Snek #Snake #DangerNoodle #Herpetology #SanDiegoZoo to line break


via Instagram Snek, or by it’s Latin name: tagliatelle periculum. #Snek #Snake #DangerNoodle #Herpetology #SanDiegoZoo https://instagr.am/p/Cq8cPAApPkT/

I am Groot? #StickBug #Entomology #SanDiegoZoo to line break


via Instagram I am Groot? #StickBug #Entomology #SanDiegoZoo https://instagr.am/p/Cq8bcoqJ9Gz/

Brag much? #Lion #SanDiegoZoo to line break


via Instagram Brag much? #Lion #SanDiegoZoo https://instagr.am/p/Cq8apbtpTAu/

Rex, friends to all creatures great and small. Except for geese. They’re enormous jerks. #Chameleon #SanDiegoZoo #GeeseAreJerks to line break


via Instagram Rex, friends to all creatures great and small. Except for geese. They’re enormous jerks. #Chameleon #SanDiegoZoo #GeeseAreJerks https://instagr.am/p/Cq8Y1oLpCR8/

Identity thief. #Chameleon #SanDiegoZoo to line break


via Instagram Identity thief. #Chameleon #SanDiegoZoo https://instagr.am/p/Cq8X9AfJUPW/

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Get you a bird who’s glamorous and will also stomp heads in. #SecretaryBird #SanDiegoZoo #BirdsOfPrey to line break


via Instagram Get you a bird who’s glamorous and will also stomp heads in. #SecretaryBird #SanDiegoZoo #BirdsOfPrey https://instagr.am/p/Cq7Frk2OWQM/

Yeah? Well, back at’cha, buddy. 🌡 #SanDiegoZoo #Succulent #Cactus to line break


via Instagram Yeah? Well, back at’cha, buddy. 🌡 #SanDiegoZoo #Succulent #Cactus https://instagr.am/p/Cq7ACnNu4MW/

Cats are cats are cats are cats. #Blep #SanDiegoZoo #Jaguar #BigCats to line break


via Instagram Cats are cats are cats are cats. #Blep #SanDiegoZoo #Jaguar #BigCats https://instagr.am/p/Cq68LIvLSzh/

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

I finally put my measurements into @MyBodyModel for a custom croqui. This is the body I see in the mirror, and finally, on ‘Quelle DΓ©colletage (my dress form, which has been customized to my measurements). ✍πŸ»πŸ“ I’m really excited to work on ideas with a real idea of proportions- and since I have all of my measurements, courtesy of the moulage** that Mom made for me. ✍πŸ»πŸ“ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. ✍πŸ»πŸ“ #MyBodyModel #bipocknitters #knitting #BIPOCMaker #KnittersOfInstagram #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #KnitmoreALong #ProjectSweaterChest #handknit #couture #Bespoke #Sewing #SewistsOfInstagram #AndSewOn #Janome #SlowFashion #Sewist ✍πŸ»πŸ“ **For those playing the “how many times can Gigi say ‘moulage’ game, one point here. ✍πŸ»πŸ“ [Image Description: A short, shapely croqui on the left, Jasmin’s measurements on the right.]


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CqrpfF5uBos/ I finally put my measurements into @MyBodyModel for a custom croqui. This is the body I see in the mirror, and finally, on ‘Quelle DΓ©colletage (my dress form, which has been customized to my measurements). ✍πŸ»πŸ“ I’m really excited to work on ideas with a real idea of proportions- and since I have all of my measurements, courtesy of the moulage** that Mom made for me. ✍πŸ»πŸ“ You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. ✍πŸ»πŸ“ #MyBodyModel #bipocknitters #knitting #BIPOCMaker #KnittersOfInstagram #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #KnitmoreALong #ProjectSweaterChest #handknit #couture #Bespoke #Sewing #SewistsOfInstagram #AndSewOn #Janome #SlowFashion #Sewist ✍πŸ»πŸ“ **For those playing the “how many times can Gigi say ‘moulage’ game, one point here. ✍πŸ»πŸ“ [Image Description: A short, shapely croqui on the left, Jasmin’s measurements on the right.]

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Eight down, three to go. πŸͺ± All joking aside, I’m really excited about this project. πŸͺ± You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ± #bipocknitters #knitting #BIPOCMaker #KnittersOfInstagram #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #KnitmoreALong #handknit #couture #Bespoke #Art #SolarDyed πŸͺ± [Image Description : Eight bundles of I-cord in 14g increments, most in pastel blues and pinks, one in tonal pinks, set on the remnants of a haftsin.] to line break


via Instagram Eight down, three to go. πŸͺ± All joking aside, I’m really excited about this project. πŸͺ± You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. πŸͺ± #bipocknitters #knitting #BIPOCMaker #KnittersOfInstagram #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #KnitmoreALong #handknit #couture #Bespoke #Art #SolarDyed πŸͺ± [Image Description : Eight bundles of I-cord in 14g increments, most in pastel blues and pinks, one in tonal pinks, set on the remnants of a haftsin.] https://instagr.am/p/Cqo0Apmppl7/

I know, I know. I said #NeverWillIEver quilt. But, here is the beginnings of a quilt for a very special baby. 🌈 (NO, it is not my baby. I’m not having any more babies; this particular workshop is CLOSED.) 🌈 Pattern: Jelly Roll Twist quilt Fabric: Dr. Seuss Jelly Roll) 🌈 You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. 🌈 #BIPOCMaker #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #couture #Bespoke #Quilting #QuiltersOfInstagram #BIPOCQuilter #Sewist #Quilt #Singer185K 🌈 [Image Description: Dr. Seuss themed quilt strips that have been sewn together and had their seams pressed, draped over the hanging bar of an ironing board.]


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/Cqo1k-oLBSR/ I know, I know. I said #NeverWillIEver quilt. But, here is the beginnings of a quilt for a very special baby. 🌈 (NO, it is not my baby. I’m not having any more babies; this particular workshop is CLOSED.) 🌈 Pattern: Jelly Roll Twist quilt Fabric: Dr. Seuss Jelly Roll) 🌈 You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, available on all of your favorite audio platforms. 🌈 #BIPOCMaker #KnitmoregirlsPodcast #couture #Bespoke #Quilting #QuiltersOfInstagram #BIPOCQuilter #Sewist #Quilt #Singer185K 🌈 [Image Description: Dr. Seuss themed quilt strips that have been sewn together and had their seams pressed, draped over the hanging bar of an ironing board.]