Monthly Archives: May 2015

Me-Made May Week 4-Sickness in the House

(Sorry, with everyone being sick or recovering the only picture I took this week was on a dressed by Daddy day.) “New” this week: Ocean Dark and a reversible grey/brown wrapskirt, bloomers. The bloomers are part of another bag of hand-me downs from … Continue reading

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Visiting Fabric

Adorable Swiss Dot Have you made a fabric excursion away from home?  We just spent the last week in North Carolina visiting my grandparents. While we were there I got to take some time out to visit Mary Jo’s Cloth … Continue reading

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Me-Made May Complications and Another Hole

Me-Made May:  This started out well, but due to packing failure (I missed a couple of shirts when packing.) things were a little more repetitive.  I need to get some shorts made. Week 3      A and I and O Thursday 14 Kimono … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Fabric

  We stopped in to the local thrift shop for some banging pans for our outdoor playspace. 2 out of the 4 we hung up last year were not rustproof.  Oops.  We didn’t find a single candidate.  We did find treasure.  Some treasures … Continue reading

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Vintage Pattern Pledge

I just found out about an awesome new challenge on A Stitching Odyssey:  The Vintage Pattern Pledge.  It is rather open ended which makes it very friendly.    I sewed my first (and second) vintage dresses, Wildflowers and Leftovers for my daughter during … Continue reading

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Watermelon Quilt WIP-Quilted

This is my favorite bit.  Where lots of greens meet with  a hidden heart. For Mother’s Day, my husband mowed the lawn with A, while I quilted and O played nearby.  I finished quilting the Watermelon Baby Quilt. Next up, finish … Continue reading

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Me-Made May Week 2

“Accessorize with a fez.  The Doctor says fezzes are cool.”~ A I need to sew more knits.  I’m missing knits.  Not only as part of Me-Made May, but in general.  Sourcing knits is proving difficult, even more so ribbed knits … Continue reading

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