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

Tie Up Top, by Patterns for Pirates

Tie Up Top, by Patterns for Pirates

Who is excited about another Patterns for Pirates sewing pattern release?  I know I am!  Judy worked up one of the cutest front tying tops and I'm jazzed to to tell you all about it.  So let's get on with the show! [gallery size="full" link="none"...

Fabric for Pirates :: July 2022 Reveal

Fabric for Pirates :: July 2022 Reveal

Hello.  And welcome to the blog post where Katy is obsessed with the polka dot dress that she made and therefore took way too many photos of herself in it. It's the 15th of the month, which means that it's time to share what we sent to our subscribers for [eafl...

Valley Swing Dress, by Patterns for Pirates

Valley Swing Dress, by Patterns for Pirates

AHHHHH!  I'm super super duper ridiculously pumped to share that I am releasing my 4th and 5th patterns under the Patterns for Pirates name!! (Cue confetti and disco lights!) The pattern is the ...

Fabric for Pirates :: June 2022 Reveal

Fabric for Pirates :: June 2022 Reveal

I'm a little late in sharing but I'm still doing it, y'all!  It's time to talk about the fabric we sent out for June 2022's Fabric for Pirates subscription! I am not generally a fan of pink.  Somewhat because of my coloring and hair color....probably somewhat because...