Pattern from here.
Last week I got a new phone , along with a new case to help keep its screen crack-free. Aside from being super slow, my old phone did have a slightly cracked screen, but considering how many times I’d dropped it, it was pretty […]
Houndstooth is one of those patterns that seems to make a resurgence every few years, and this fall it’s back in full force. Like plaid, it’s a classic that can look prim or punk, depending on the rest of the outfit. I’ve been seeing it in oversize scales, non-traditional fabrics and colors, and grungy versions […]
Recently I received a review copy of The Knitster: 20 Patterns for Hip Knitters, which comes out next week. If you’re knitting for a hipster man (or are a male knitter), this might be the book for you. Although many of […]
The other day I decided to play around with the metallic pen I used for this ring holder. I started with a small plain black faux-leather pouch. I made the one I used, which is a smaller version of the one I made in this tutorial. (If you don’t […]
Yesterday I finally finished the scarf I’ve been working on for the last month. I’ve been joking that by the time I finished it, it would be too warm to wear it, but I was actually legitimately worried about that. Fortunately, while spring is on its way, I think I’ll be able to find plenty […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.