Hi, I’m Jenn Alvin! I’m a multi-disciplinary maker who loves to learn new ways of making things — taking classes, watching videos, and trying stuff out on my own. Knitting, spinning yarn, sewing clothing, and leather-working are some of the disciplines I work in. Many of my projects use all sorts of reclaimed and recycled items.
I love making my own costumes, and this year I decided to go as MC Bat Commander, fearless leader of…Keep reading
Vegan Crunchy Pumpkin Party Ice Cream
Oat milk vegan version of Crunchy Pumpkin Party ice creamKeep reading
Handspun Floral Yarn
Making handspun yarn with string along flowersKeep reading
Knitting & Fiber Arts
I’ve been knitting since 2001, and took up spinning yarn in 2019. I almost always have yarn and needles in my bag as a “fidget project.”
I tend to mentally reverse-engineer everything I see, and it often manifests itself into ambitious projects.
When presented with an opportunity, I ask myself, “When will I get the chance to do this again?” and jump into the adventure.
Food & Drink
Challenging myself with kitchen sink dishes and wacky foods. I’ve also been learning brewing and winemaking.
I love to set odd challenges for myself. I made an unlucky leprechaun hat after a friend and I spent a St. Patrick’s Day in a pub sketching designs on napkins. I may not always be successful, but I always learn something along the way.
I love to sew, knit, and make accessories. Clothing modification is one of my specialties.