Blue Velvet Pants and Dress

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Remember me? I’ve been sewing and making, but obviously not so great about posting. I’m hoping to catch up with some recent projects in the coming weeks. For now, check out these velvet pants and dress I made for V … Continue reading

Cozy Sewn Kid Cowls

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Last week I whipped up a couple of Purl Bee Cozy Sewn Cowls for the kids. I’d considered making them for Christmas presents, but then decided I wanted to give the kids a chance to choose their fabric. Emmett went … Continue reading

Christmas trees, gift tags, tees

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Here is the rest of my yuletide crafting for this year. Because I felt conflicted about buying either an artificial or real tree, a cardboard Christmas tree: We also had this one up. I made a wall hanging from some … Continue reading

Merry Calendar

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Merry Merry! As promised, I’m back with pictures of the advent calendar, which I finished none too soon on December 3. It was up and in use on the the 1st, but I still had two final ornaments to finish … Continue reading

Penguin

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Two and a half months since my last post. Oof! The advent calendar is done and in use – pictures to come. In the meantime, I made this penguin for Emmett’s third birthday back in November using a free pattern … Continue reading

Nap Blanket

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Our little Emmett started preschool a few weeks ago. His sister Violet has a special blanket she takes to school for naptime, which was given to us by a friend when she was a baby. Despite my best intentions, I … Continue reading

S Birthday Crown

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Oof. It’s been quite a summer. I’ve done little crafting, though I did indeed manage to make myself a birthday crown back in June. Hooray! With this, the whole family is all set.

Comma Ruby Top

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This is my 50th post! I know I’ve been inconsistent about posting, but I feel pretty good looking back on all I’ve accomplished with two kids, graduate school, and now full-time work. And with this post, I’m all caught up … Continue reading

Pocket Dress

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Pattern: Summer Whimsy Sundress – free tutorial from Caila Made Fabric: Dear Stella, Sprinkles in Multi for the center panels, 1000 Cranes by Cloud 9 Organics  (as seen in the Sorbetto top) Time to Complete: 2 or so hours, much … Continue reading

Another Naiya Cowl

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Enough said. This one (as opposed to this one), made with Quince and Co. puffin in Honey. I loved the first one so much I gave it to my sister, so this one is for me.

Birthday Crown

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And this back in March for Miss Violet. In her favorite colors, of course, of blue, purple, and pink. In theory, I’ll make another crown in a couple weeks for myself, making a complete set for the family. I’ll keep … Continue reading