Monthly Archives: March 2017

I Sew Because…

Are you a fan of LuLaRoe?  A friend of mine has been raving about the leggings and the cardis.  She always looks great in them.   She recently hosted a LulaRoe party via FB and I’ll admit I was curious.  Rarely … Continue reading

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Vintage Neutral Quilt Block

One down, seventeen to go.  Production in general has been a bit slow and ironing is way behind.  This is from my vintage linens collections.  I did my best to color match the threads that were included with the one … Continue reading

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Background Noise

Are you a podcast listener?  During those few times I don’t have any little people with me and I am free to work in my craft room, podcasts often accompany me.  Some of my favorites are:  Swedish Radio (in English), LORE, … Continue reading

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Happy Spring Equinox!

A and I are very fond of this Bee In honor of Spring, things are all green today to help make up for the piles of snow sitting outside.  This is the first of my Crabapple Hill designs.  You’ll be … Continue reading

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Vintage Recreation Alterations.

Are you familiar with the Oliver and S Building Block Dress Book?  It offers a lot of information on how to alter patterns.  I preordered a copy back when it was first coming out last fall and was hoping to … Continue reading

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Snow Day Special: Birthdays Preview

First of the handmade birthday gifts for this month.  Now having finished these seals, I’ll add a few more notes on making them.  The baby seal was much much fussier to sew than the adult.  Be sure to check your … Continue reading

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Fluff Everywhere

Working on Betz White Slippy and Slide Seals for my littles is a bit messy.  The patterns are simple and come together easily.  It is clear that the designer glued on the eyes and nose because they are done very … Continue reading

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