Blue Pants Times Three

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Here are three recent pairs of pants for Emmett. Now that I put them all here together, all in different shades of blue, I realize I need to branch out a bit for garments for Emmett. These first are the … Continue reading

Cardboard Kitchen and Letters

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Remember me? I’ve actually made lots of stuff in recent months and will try to catch up here on the blog in the coming weeks. Just today I got two new bookcases for my craft room, so I’m eager to … Continue reading

I Love You Tree

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Ashley’s Christmas present – an embroidered tree, framed along with a picture from our wedding day.

Bayside Pullover

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Pattern: Bayside Pullover Yarn: 5 skeins Quince and Co. Finch wool in Frost Needle: US 4 Remember when I started this sweater for a Knit-along a year and a half ago?! Such tiny needles, and so very many stitches for … Continue reading

Whale Coat

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Forgive me for my long absence, and also for the many posts I’m about to use to catch up with some of my larger finished objects from recent months. First, from early December a light coat for Violet, which she … Continue reading

Dinosaur Shirt

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This is Emmett’s new dinosaur shirt. The project also known as “what you do when your son refuses to wear a perfectly nice store-bought shirt.” Google Image search for dinosaur silhouette, a bit of luscious wool felt, a bit of … Continue reading

Car Cozy and Birthday Crown

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This is what I was up to until 2 am Friday night, the night before Emmett’s second birthday. A car cozy, inspired by Homemade by Jill, along with E’s first Hot Wheels. Emmett loves it. The crown is a follow-up … Continue reading

Naiya Cowl

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Pattern: Naiya Yarn: less than 1 skein (right at 80 grams) Knit Picks Swish Bulky in Silver – Superwash Merino Wool Needle: US 11 (Have I mentioned that I got a set of interchangeable cable needles? Ooh la la.) I … Continue reading

Doll for Lily

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Pattern: Kit Chloe and Louise from Hillary Lang of Wee Wonderfuls (you may remember I used another of her patterns for a mermaid last year) Time to Complete: Soooo very long – so much handsewing – but all within a … Continue reading

Yellow Ice Cream Shirt

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Pattern: Ice Cream Dress by Oliver and S Size: 4T (room to grow into) Fabric: Bits of Dear Stella, Sprinkles in Multi for the pockets (as seen in the Sorbetto top); 1/4 yard of Dandi Flight by Jay-Cyn Designs for … Continue reading

Blue Garden Dress

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Pattern: Go To Shift Dress Fabric: Dear Stella, Garden Party in Navy Over the long Labor Day weekend, I finished this dress for Violet. I got the pattern in a discounted bundle of patterns a while back and have been … Continue reading

Reversible Bird Bag

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Pattern: Reversible Bag by Very Purple Person (free download) Time to Complete: A couple of hours Here is a quick, cute, very useful bag – for me! It’s reversible: but so far I’ve only used it this way. The hardest … Continue reading