Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Sweet Haul: Vintage Patterns

 This bag finally arrived.  It contains 38 vintage sewing patterns. Technically it isn’t a haul since I did not obtain it illegally, but it sure feels like it should have been illegal.  After the Mystery Delivery I was a little wary … Continue reading

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I hate clothes Challenge: Foundations

Kids’ Clothes Week was a little distracting, but I have been dreamily looking at patterns, buying material, making alterations, acquiring some pieces in keeping with my wardrobe plan and generally putt-putt-putting along.  If you are following me on my Handmade Wardrobe Board … Continue reading

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Watermelon Baby Quilt-Border Audition

I was looking for a black batik for a border on the watermelon baby quilt when this… appeared on my screen.  It’s black but it has accents in many of my quilt colors. I took a chance and ordered some. What do … Continue reading

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Baby Cardigan Finish

This took a little while, but was largely a pleasantly mindless project.  It’s a bit too big for A (It’s been so long since crocheted anything I forgot about the effects of blocking and decided to make a bigger sweater.), … Continue reading

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Pattern Review: Savannah Camisole

This pattern while not actually complicated seemed unduly complicated at times.    This was not my first bias cut project, but it has (by chance) been years since I have selected a pattern that was bias cut.  Really the only new thing for … Continue reading

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Upcycled Apron

 You may remember this sundress.  It has a new life now. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking which means I also spend a lot of time in the kitchen washing dishes and constantly end up putting holes … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 7: Lavender Pouches

Quick, cute aromatic pillows: the 7th and final segment of Presents for the Craftroom. Continue reading

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