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

All Leopard-ed Up, a P4P Cardigan

All Leopard-ed Up, a P4P Cardigan

As if I could go through an entire pattern test and not include leopard in my sewing.  You know me better than that....right?  So when I was digging through my fabrics for the perfect pairing with the new All Buttoned Up cardigan, I found this sweet leopard print and...

Fabric for Pirates :: September 2021 Reveal

Fabric for Pirates :: September 2021 Reveal

Y'all, I CANNOT believe that we are halfway through the month already!!  The only thing getting me through this harsh realization of time flying by is that I get to share this month's Fabric for Pirates!!  It's a good one too.....but then they all are, so who am I...

All Buttoned Up by Patterns for Pirates

All Buttoned Up by Patterns for Pirates

I dug into my button tin this past week, trying to find actual matching buttons because I was SUPER stoked to be able to make a new cardigan for myself.  And not just ANY cardigan, but the new All Buttoned Up by Patterns for Pirates.  Happy Release Day, y'all!  We are...

It’s the Tops! A Rainbow Dress Pattern by Patterns for Pirates

It’s the Tops! A Rainbow Dress Pattern by Patterns for Pirates

For my final share of the Rainbow Dress pattern from Patterns for Pirates, I'm bringing you a TOP instead of a dress!  Judy originally didn't have this in the pattern plan, but added the top length because a) she's awesome and b) she thought it'd be a perfect layering...

Wednesday in August

Wednesday in August

Let's be honest.  When you saw that the new Rainbow Dress pattern from Patterns for Pirates had a Peter Pan collar, you KNEW that I'd be making a Wednesday Addams dress.  Didn't you?  Because seriously that's the first thing I thought of and I was so excited to make...