Monthly Archives: March 2016

Crush Squish Pour Ice Cream Cake

It’s birthday season.  4 birthdays and two holidays in 4 weeks.  Things get busy, but things are also getting made.  Unfortunately, photos aren’t cooperating.  I’ve done two shoots for 3 items and not had a decent picture to the bunch.  … Continue reading

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A Floral Not-Afghan

Pinterest and Ravelry led me to believe it would be awesome to make a colorful floral baby afghan.  After it sat barely started for a couple of years (because I hated connecting the flowers) it became a scarf for A to … Continue reading

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Ersatz Dress with Eggs and a Bunny

Upon seeing Dottie and Lavender , O asked me to make him an Easter dress-a dress with eggs and a bunny.  Sew on demand…ugh! I believe by dress he means special and Mommy made.  For now he gets a quick … Continue reading

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Gussied Up Lady Engineer

The Violette Field Threads Maisie showed up just in time for our upcoming train themed birthday party.  O gets a new pair of striped overalls traditional for engineers.   A’s lady engineer gear  will be a Maisie in royal blue seersucker. Premade … Continue reading

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Speckled Cardi

Fresh off the hook another Swing Set Cardigan from Little Crochet: Modern Designs for Babies and Toddlers by  Linda Permann.  This took a couple of evenings, but was very quick overall.   I followed the 9m-18m instructions, but used worsted weight Perfection … Continue reading

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Vintage Stitches WIP

Project 3 from the lot of vintage linens has been underway for about a month and a half.  If the writing on the pattern is any indication the design is from 4/27/64. It is Lee Wards 01-3088 “Blossoms in Cross Stitch”.  The … Continue reading

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Evolving Shadow Cape

Shadow Cloak after today’s session, waiting to be ironed. Do your kids sew?  When did they start?  At almost 5, it is nigh impossible for O to sit still, but he recently managed to hand sew 6 valentine hearts.  It took … Continue reading

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