Category Archives: kids

“Shirt with Gloves”

Having sized up from an 8 to a 12 (his current ready to wear size is 10) when guesstimating O’s current size I went a size too far. He didn’t mind swimming in the latest batch of Rowan Tee Hoodies … Continue reading

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Photos in Real Time

Sometimes you say “Fuck it.” and accept that a picture of your child from behind while she’s distracted is all you can get. Keeping with the theme of Mommy and Me I took advantage of my husband’s day off for … Continue reading

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Things Piled Up

Piles of French knots on make blackberries on my first mountmellick stitchery. Eventually it will be a biscornu. Things have been piled up lately. Good things like hundreds skeins of yarn and many WIP, not so good things like all … Continue reading

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Little Loom Big Loom

A pair of pink merino/nylon socks just came off the sock loom for A. Upon trying them said they are the most comfortable socks ever and demanded more. She’s planning to wear them tomorrow. We’ll see how she feels after … Continue reading

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Fabric for Boys

Sewing for boys can be a challenge as the styles and patterns tend to be more limited, but for me the biggest challenge has always been sourcing fabric.    Of course when O picked out his spiderwebs in July it occurred … Continue reading

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Busting Seams

Two days before school A comes to me with the leggings that match the dress she made to show me that she has put a four holes in them where the seams came apart.  And I realize that on the … Continue reading

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Curated Mini-Closet

When I’m not learning to knit, I’m creating miniature wardrobes.  School started up again end of last week here and I enjoyed it by getting a horrific head cold.  Between that and the week before school being chauffeur week for … Continue reading

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