Category Archives: kids

Lacey Seascapes

A girl’s vintage inspired mermaid dress handmade with love and touched with whimsy comes to life in Seascapes. Continue reading

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Obvious Exclusions

It’s birthday season.  That means sewing time is time for making little girl dresses.   A has taken to wearing only knits and only things that don’t come near her neck, so sewing for her is a bit more challenging.  … Continue reading

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Venomous Johnny-come-lately

After all of O’s newly mended pants had been neatly tucked into his drawer, miraculously a small pair of hole-kneed jeans appeared on the cutting table in my sewing room. Later O checked to make sure I had found them. … Continue reading

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Leftover Threads

Have you ever worked a kit, then wondered what to do with those leftover unknown threads? Sometimes it’s worth keeping them with the pattern in case you stitch it again. Sometimes there seem to be too many to throw out, … Continue reading

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Winter Rainbows

New babies, new afghans.  More photos on my Ravelry.

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Cobweb and Lambs

Spinning continues.  This time at cobweb weight with a lovely violet blue Polworth top.  It’s amazing how much spinning goes into making a very small cop when the yarn is so fine.  Sooner or later some effort may need to … Continue reading

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Foxy Pajamas

The (free) Foxy Pajamas Pattern from On the Cutting Floor has a lot to not recommend it.  There is no getting around that.  It’s free and the pants work up easily.  The facings for the front button and button hole … Continue reading

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