Sunday Lately :: Week 37

Sep 13, 2015

Last week proved to be yet another week of being a crappy blogger.  Apparently August and September just aren’t my months on here.  If it weren’t for Sunday Lately bringing me back each week, I’d probably be an even bigger failure.  Yikes.  Regardless…I’m here and doing.  So let’s bring it on!  Here’s what I’ve been up to lately.

This week’s themes: Doing, Appreciating, Designing, Humming, Expecting

Doing. A lot of wholesale orders lately.  This past week seemed to be the week of me packing as many shirts into one box as I could.  It’s nice to know that boutiques across the state (and country!) will be carrying a line of my work.  It’s special to me that small businesses will be sharing my things on their shelves.  Their customers will be supporting two levels of local, small businesses…wether they know it or not!

Appreciating. Louis’ school and their outreach to parents all of the time. I don’t ever feel like we are in the dark with Lou’s education.  We get an email every weekend with a recap of what they’ve been learning, and the school hosts events for parents only all the time, so we can keep up with what is happening in the classroom and on campus.  I don’t want to “helicopter mom” Louis, but I want to be active and in-the-know.  And I think his school really helps with that.  We went to parent’s night on Wednesday and got to see his workbook and the art they’ve done so far in the classroom this year.  It’s all excellent.

Designing. Lots of new tees AND ornaments this past week!  I released my new “Feed Me Pumpkin and Tell Me I’m Pretty” shirt.  And I am super excited to see how they do.  The pumpkin craze is no stranger in my household…beer, coffee, pie, cookies, pancakes, etc.  We do it all.  I am not upset when September rolls around and you start seeing it everywhere.  Not one bit.

Humming. Right now?  I have “Take Me to Church” stuck in my head.  For no apparent reason.  I am literally typing this minutes after I woke up this morning and haven’t had any interaction with anyone, haven’t listened to anything on Pandora…nothing.  And yet, this song.  It’s a good song. BUT Bennett has this habit of finding a song he likes and (I wish I were joking) listening to it until it is dead to me.  Over and over and over again.  He did this with Chandelier by Sia, a weird choice for him, haha.  And he’s done this with this Hozier song.  As well as many others in the past.  Sometimes before I can even decide if I like the song or not, he’s played it so many times that my brain hurts having to listen to it one more time.  Oh Bennett.  Gotta love that guy.

Expecting. A busy week ahead.  I’m trying to get on top of things before they consume me.  I think I can, I think I can, I think I can…..


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

Clone Force 99 : Team Wrecker

I'm continuing to share the items I made from the latest release from Patterns for Pirates, and next up on my list is this super fun Wrecker top I made for my kiddo! With this release, we had a set of FOUR patterns all launch at once.  The Go Team Jersey, Go Team...

Team Candy Corn : You’re Either With Me or You’re Wrong

Listen up, Internet dwellers.  I've been seeing A LOT of hate online for candy corn over the last few years and it always ramps back up around this time of year.  I'm here to tell all you haters this:  YOU. ARE. WRONG.  Candy corn does not deserve the nonsense you've...

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...