Month: May 2018

Pattern reviews

Jones Tent 2

Hiking and backpacking season is here so I’ve decided to do a series of reviews on do-it-yourself backpacking gear. A co-worker and I went backpacking in the summer of 2006. Despite having trained for the trip for several months ahead of time, carrying the weight of traditional backpacking gear lead to a shoulder re-injury. It …

Pattern reviews

Travel Jewelry Case2

In the fall of 2016, several friends and family members were making travel plans for 2017. I decided that travel themed gifts would hit the spot for Christmas. Travel trays and matching travel jewelry cases were the most appealing to me. I scoured the internet for free tutorials and found two that I really wanted …