Monthly Archives: September 2016

Rowan Rainbow and Dragon Pocket

Do you make your own problems?  I apparently do.  A very happy little boy couldn’t wait to wear his newly finished rainbow Rowan Tee.  The next day he couldn’t wait to wear his newly finished Dragon Pocket Rowan Tee.  And … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom

 The guest bed beforehand Is yours a dedicated craftspace?  I feel blessed to have a space where I can leave projects and equipment set up.  For the past 2 years at least my craftroom/guestroom has been my biggest (non-child) WIP.  Storage and … Continue reading

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Ready for the Dye Pot

The great house clean out continues.  The heaps of pillow that somehow ended up in the odd category of “supposed to” live on the couch, but actually live all over the floor where the kids toss them constantly.  They are … Continue reading

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Breaking Into the Pretties

Hello school schedule.  How is it that no one warned me how disruptive you are?  Could you please be kinder with regards to toddler nap time?   We’re testing different changes to our routine, but there have been a lot of other … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Metal Buttons

Buttons found at a local antique store. The elegant details of vintage metal buttons never go out of style.

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  Another red and white post today.  Some cross-stitched napkins from a kit. This is the full design on each napkin. Though I kind of like them laid out like this.  

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Gingham Gathering Apron

A gingham gathering apron from a reproduction of a vintage pattern (probably 1940’s), this version, has a few more embellishments than my first apron from this pattern.  I’ve added piping along the front waistband.  Butterick 8056 lent a pocket to … Continue reading

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