Welcome to Wild+Wanderful!

Welcome to Wild+Wanderful!

Here are some things you’re about to find in my happy corner of the web:

  • TONS of apparel sewing.
  • Crochet patterns and other DIY projects.
  • An abundance of nerdy love for Star WarsMarvel + other fandoms.
  • Free cut files for your Silhouette/Cricut projects!
  • podcast featuring my creative, entrepreneurial friends.

W+W Featured Topics

ICMT: A Podcast for Makers!

Sit back and listen while I chat with some of my favorite makers on the new I Can Make That: Conversations with Creatives podcast!  Each episode dives into the lives of these individuals, where we talk about what makes them tick, how they got started, who inspires them, and different ways they find balance in this crazy thing called life.

Hi! I’m Katy.

I like to make things.  All the things.

It’s in my blood.  My father is an engineer with a knack for technology, photography and construction.  My mother is a baker, quilter, crafter and all-around creative genius.  It was impossible to do anything but become a mixture of those two.

I truly believe that happiness is handmade.  Nothing beats the overwhelming rush of pride and pure joy when you create something by hand.  It’s a high that is unlike anything else and that feeling I get while creating is the reason that I keep coming back for more.

Thanks for stopping by and being part of my creative journey!

Looking to make some new besties?  Join us over at the Wild + Wanderful Facebook group!  It’s where we share the news about practically everything first!  Plus, it’s full of fun people who like crafty things as much as you do!

Thinking about getting a digital cutting machine?

Find a non-biased, full comparison of the two most popular brands on the market right now: Cricut and Silhouette. 

Latest + Greatest on the Blog

Lumberjack in Leopard

Lumberjack in Leopard

Here are a couple quick facts about me: My name is Katy. I love to sew. I love to sew jackets. I love leopard print. Alright.  Now that you're caught up in the important things, let me tell you all about the leopard print Lumberjack jacket that I sewed for myself!! I...

A Lumberjack for my lumberjack

A Lumberjack for my lumberjack

I have been BEGGING Judy to design an adult version of the Lumberjack and she finally caved.  THANK GOODNESS too, because Louis is currently in the largest youth size and I don't know what I'd do if I couldn't sew him this pattern any longer.  Whewwww.  Dodged a...

The Lumberjack Returns!

The Lumberjack Returns!

Oh I feel like I'm about to get all sappy and weepy over this pattern release, y'all!  The Lumberjack Shirt was the VERY FIRST P4P pattern that I ever sewed.  It's honestly what got me into PDF sewing, sewing Facebook groups, and all things related to this indie...

Willy Wonka :: Halloween 2021

Willy Wonka :: Halloween 2021

Ahhhhh, Halloween.  Quite possibly the best holiday ever.  You get to wear costumes, be as kitchy as you want, and it's basically themed around candy.  How can people not love it? Making costumes for Louis is honestly one of my biggest joys in life.  It's so much...

A Katy in a Katy Sweater

A Katy in a Katy Sweater

It's so very meta of me to be wearing all these Katy patterns and being a Katy myself, isn't it?  I can't help it, though!  The new Katy Side Knot Top + Dress is seriously the cutest!!  And you'll be amazed at how quickly the tie element of it comes together, it's...