Author of Make It Mighty Ugly, due out in fall 2014. Also, writer and editor, pusher of Mighty Ugly (the workshops), lover of nachos and summer camp.

Craftsy’s gone and put ALL THEIR CLASSES on sale! Details on the blog:

Craftsy’s put all their classes on sale! So today is your lucky day, because not only do you get to…

Craftsy’s gone and put ALL THEIR CLASSES on sale! Details on the blog:

Craftsy’s put all their classes on sale! So today is your lucky day, because not only do you get to…

An exhausted day means I procured things for making, but did not actually make anything but pasta. These are not for making dinner! These are for making SOAP! 260/365 #yearofmaking #neededabiggerpot #uppingmygame

An exhausted day means I procured things for making, but did not actually make anything but pasta. These are not for making dinner! These are for making SOAP! 260/365 #yearofmaking #neededabiggerpot #uppingmygame

SEATTLE! Look! My publisher has left copies of my book in little free libraries around town! Details:  from @sasquatchbooks: 

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We’ve hidden copies of Make It Mighty Ugly at little free libraries all over the city! Find one and you’ll receive a code for a free Sasquatch book of your choice! Hear author @kpwerker speak with @craftivista and @leanneprain at Seattle Creative Arts Center in Ballard on October 6th. You can find books on Queen Anne at Blaine and 8th Ave. W, on Queen Anne at McGraw and 10th, on Capitol Hill on Republican between 15th and 16th, in Capitol Hill on Federal between E. Mercer and Republican, in the Central District on 22nd between Union and Pine, in Ballard on NW 62nd St. and 17th Ave. NW, in Ballard on 28th Ave. NW at NW 75th, and Ballard on NW 60th St. between 22nd Ave. NW and 20th Ave NW. Happy hunting! #seattle #ballard #queenanne #centraldistrict #capitolhill #mightyugly #mightyuglyLFL #LittleFreeLibrary

SEATTLE! Look! My publisher has left copies of my book in little free libraries around town! Details: from @sasquatchbooks: —- We’ve hidden copies of Make It Mighty Ugly at little free libraries all over the city! Find one and you’ll receive a code for a free Sasquatch book of your choice! Hear author @kpwerker speak with @craftivista and @leanneprain at Seattle Creative Arts Center in Ballard on October 6th. You can find books on Queen Anne at Blaine and 8th Ave. W, on Queen Anne at McGraw and 10th, on Capitol Hill on Republican between 15th and 16th, in Capitol Hill on Federal between E. Mercer and Republican, in the Central District on 22nd between Union and Pine, in Ballard on NW 62nd St. and 17th Ave. NW, in Ballard on 28th Ave. NW at NW 75th, and Ballard on NW 60th St. between 22nd Ave. NW and 20th Ave NW. Happy hunting! #seattle #ballard #queenanne #centraldistrict #capitolhill #mightyugly #mightyuglyLFL #LittleFreeLibrary

Video: By All Means Create

I’m just so chuffed to be part of @opusartsupplies’s video series By All Means Create. WATCH:

Opus Art Supplies was the sponsor of the Creative Mornings talk I gave last month, and they asked me to be part of a video series they’re doing that’s inspired by something Van Gogh said:

“If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”

 

Well that’s pretty much perfect, right?

Can I hear that a little louder?

I mean, come on. You…

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First batch of the epic winter soap experiment! Tea tree oil, made with green clay for colour. I used sodium lactate (a salt) for the first time, to see if it’ll harden the palm-oil-free batch (palm is super for hardening soap, but it’s a disaster ethically, so I’m no longer using it). We’ll see Thursday morning when I unmould it! 259/365 #yearofmaking #soap #soaping #soapmaking #coldprocess

First batch of the epic winter soap experiment! Tea tree oil, made with green clay for colour. I used sodium lactate (a salt) for the first time, to see if it’ll harden the palm-oil-free batch (palm is super for hardening soap, but it’s a disaster ethically, so I’m no longer using it). We’ll see Thursday morning when I unmould it! 259/365 #yearofmaking #soap #soaping #soapmaking #coldprocess

A truly atrocious photo of yesterday’s making: tie dye! 257/365 #yearofmaking #tiedye #lookaway

A truly atrocious photo of yesterday’s making: tie dye! 257/365 #yearofmaking #tiedye #lookaway

Having to wrap up 200 bars of soap over the next couple months means I need some kinda label. STAT. 258/365 #yearofmaking #soaping #soapmaking #labels #text #pipersoapwerks

Having to wrap up 200 bars of soap over the next couple months means I need some kinda label. STAT. 258/365 #yearofmaking #soaping #soapmaking #labels #text #pipersoapwerks

I want this done! 256/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #knitstagram #gaenor

I want this done! 256/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #knitstagram #gaenor

Aw yeah. #colorrun #happiest5k #vancouver #igersvancouver  (at PNE/Playland)

Aw yeah. #colorrun #happiest5k #vancouver #igersvancouver (at PNE/Playland)

Current status! #colorrun #happiest5k #vancouver #igersvancouver #ridiculous (at PNE/Playland)

Current status! #colorrun #happiest5k #vancouver #igersvancouver #ridiculous (at PNE/Playland)

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