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. 

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One Pattern, A Dozen Ways | A Recap of the Lumberjack Shirt

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quote :: FREE Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

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Like many others, I've been struggling with the news of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  I'm stuck in a moment of wanting to mourn the death of such a vital, powerful female figure in US history....and also living in fear of what's to come with the...

1st Day of 4th Grade

1st Day of 4th Grade

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X Marks the Spot with the XFactor Dress by P4P

X Marks the Spot with the XFactor Dress by P4P

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Bringing the Peg Factor, with the Xfactor Crop by P4P

Bringing the Peg Factor, with the Xfactor Crop by P4P

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