Gone but not forgotten…

Feb 28, 2011

I know that I’ve been absent for a little while as far as posting is concerned and I probably should apologize for it.  I’ve been busy with ‘Caps for Chemo’ orders and have been dealing with a 6-month old at home who decided to be sick.  Ugh.  Is there anything worse than a sick baby?  I’m having a hard time coming up with something….

Anyway, here are the updated hat photos that I haven’t posted yet.  Some may have made their way onto Facebook, I can never be sure what I do/don’t list on there.

Wendi M. from Waterford, MI ordered this ‘Awesome Blossom’ hat for her daughter.  She’s already received it and posted a picture of her sweet little one stylin’ in it – thank you so much for sharing the photo!  The second hat was actually a special donation.  Apparently Wendi knows a little girl up north that is going through some treatment herself and she asked if we could send the donation hat to her.  I thought it was a really special request and I simply could not say no.  So now two little girls in northern Michigan have matching hats. <3

00168.00169 - Awesome Blossom

Valerie M. from Wheeling, WV ordered a different style than what I’ve made before.  She’s actually living in Texas at the moment and didn’t have much use for something to keep her head too warm.  So she went ahead and challenged me with this ‘Don’t Slouch’ hat.  I’m wondering if I’m stylish enough to wear something this trendy?  Haha…

00149.00150 - Don't Slouch

Stephanie F. from Massillon, OH was another special donation of mine.  She ordered two hats with their duplicates, only to keep one for herself and send the other three to chemotherapy patients.  What a sweet gesture!! Thank you so much, Stephanie!!  I created the ‘Cream Puff’ and a ‘Cozy Cap’ for her.

00186.00187 - Cream Puff00188.00189 - Cozy Cap

And the last of my recently-completed CFC hats goes to Emily F. from all the way down in Florida.  She allowed me to be a little creative and I thought (since Florida is MUCH warmer than it is here in the winter) she might want something a bit lighter.  So I made the ‘Awesome Blossom’ in a couple of shades of blue.  I hope you like it, Em!

00159.00160 - Awesome Blossom

And now – a few to share that aren’t related to Caps for Chemo…

I have a photographer friend at WithAVue Photography that has been SUUUUUUPER patient with me while I’ve been trying to wrap my head around CFC.  She waited long enough for her order to be filled and will be receiving all of her hats soon enough.  I’m just looking forward to the photos of the little stinkers wearing these!  They are on their way first thing tomorrow morning, Jen!

00137 - Knot Normal00138 - Knot Normal00139 - Knot Normal00140 - Mary's Lamb00141 - Mary's Lamb00142 - Football Star00143 - Louisville Slugger

And fo
r the final reveal (drumroll please):

My friend from high school requested a very special hat.  I put it off and put it off because I wasn’t sure I’d be able to accomplish what he wanted.  Well, folks….here it is: a bearded hat!  If you look on Katy’s Creations on Facebook, I’ve posted a photo of myself in it that I snapped with my phone.  Pretty ridiculous but I think that’s why he wanted it in the first place.

00185 - Bearded Hat

So that’s all I have to share for now.  I know it’s a lot to handle in one post but I figured if I didn’t get it out now, I never would.  Us multi-tasking mothers really need personal assistants, don’t we?

I’ve posted information about the raffles in March on Facebook but I will try and give more information in a post on here.  Hopefully we can drum up enough interest for a raffle to be worthwhile.

Goodnight!!!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to Wild+Wanderful!  I’m Katy.
Momma. Wife. West Virginian.
Designer. 
Dreamer. Coffee Consumer.
DIY-er. 
Craft Beer Enthusiast.
Purple Obsessor. Lover of Handmade.

MILDLY WILD. MOSTLY WANDERFUL.

LATEST FREEBIES

Variant :: FREE Loki Alligator Inspired Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

If you haven't watched the Loki series on Disney+ yet, stop everything you're doing and binge away.  IT. IS. SO. GOOD. Seriously.  It serves up a lot of fanfare but also provides a lot of goodness for the less nerdy individuals out there.  Plus Tom...

One Pattern, Four Lengths :: The [free!] Moseyer Skirt

I really wanted to have a special post to talk just about the different lengths and fabrics that I used for my tester versions of the new Moseyer Skirt (a FREE pattern that I just released on Wild + Wanderful).  But before we get into it too much, let's go over what...

The Moseyer Skirt | A New FREEBIE Wrap Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

I am overwhelmingly excited to share that I have *officially* released another pattern on this very website!!  Let me tell you all about The Moseyer Skirt, y'all!! This is a beginner pattern, featuring an adorable true-wrap style skirt, with a sweet little tulip hem...

The Voyager Skirt :: Star Wars Style | A New FREEBIE Circle Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

Did you hear the news that I announced yesterday??  I released two new sewing patterns -- and they're both free!!  I'm still riding a little bit of a high from the fun of putting something that I designed in my own space.  I know that a circle skirt isn't anything...

The Voyager Skirt | A New FREEBIE Circle Skirt Pattern, by Wild + Wanderful!

So I did a thing.  And that thing was do a bunch of math and take the guess work and math out of circle skirts for you -- by releasing a FREE pattern: The Voyager Skirt!! Well....I released two patterns, because...

Granny Square Heart Drink Sweater | Free Crochet Pattern + Video Tutorial!

Whenever I'm in the mood to crochet something but want it to be a short and sweet project, I immediately start crocheting these granny square hearts.  I'm mildly obsessed with them..you have no idea how many heart squares I have in my "WIP" pile.  Whoops. I shared...

RECENT POSTS

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

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

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

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...