At this point in the semester, you’ve probably spun into at least one existential crisis. You’re pondering what it means to be alive, and tweeting about your lack of purpose just isn’t scratching that “shout into the void” itch. Here at the Thrill, we’ve already shown you the hip and trendy craft that is cross-stitching. Now, it’s time to take it to the next level with some existentially wrought crafting!
We all know that fall is the prettiest time of year in Gambier, Ohio. The hard sharp leaves, the insects in unexpected places, the constant fight for survival against bloodthirsty skeleton hordes: what’s not to love? Unfortunately, it’s April right now. April, the month where the sun is acting like a total goober and shining everywhere, turning fragile folds of skin into crunchy pink husks, melting perfectly good dirt-igloos into dirt-puddles. Where am I supposed to sleep now, Sun? In a bed? Cloth chafes my tender neck pustules and irritates my ichthyosis. So in this time of need, when the icy caress of late fall is a mere fantasy, I took it upon myself to be crafty and create an homage to autumn. And you can too!
Hey, is your backpack boring? Is it plain canvas? Would you like to change that? Then follow these steps to make your backpack cool and fun! Or just ask me to do it for you, I guess. Continue reading