Category Archives: kids

Bunnies, Snakes and Birds

A new Jilly Atlanta Hastings vest for O and another a self drafted tent dress for A. This digitally printed organic interlock knit floral with bunnies from Hawthorne Supply Co is lovely to work with. Th Octopus digitally printed cotton … Continue reading

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Nine for #MakeNine2019

I’ve been setting aside appropriate scraps of my favorite knits for new underwear.  Only as I was working on dinos, dragons, and mermaids, I realized that most of the cute fabrics I’d set aside could be used to make dresses … Continue reading

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Detour Time

It went so well the first time, I had to do it again.  Now two Closet Case Patterns Carolyn Pajamas hack flannel nightgowns.  My Flannel Roses was made with Jennifer Bossworth Homecoming Collection Flannel designed for Maywood Studios, but this … Continue reading

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Alternative Holiday

I’ve been taking time off from the blog to catch up on all of the things. One of the things I’ve been trying to catch up on is cleaning out myriad stuff. My children in particular have a lot of … Continue reading

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As I Was Saying

Back when O was going to teach at Sheep and Wool Day, I was discussing with him the fact that he “No, he shouldn’t put it [his spindle] in his backpack…It would need some sort of hardcase to protect it…” … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

This may be the last rainbow Rowan (Titchy Threads).  Last year’s Rowan (Titchy Threads) definitely saw its share of use.  It still sort of fits, but is faded, stained and pilling.  I’ve heard that this won’t be the first day … Continue reading

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Insect Pants

When A put in her vacation dress order at the fabric order a garment for O was also added to the queue.  He tells everyone he’d like to be a naturalist, a beekeeper and a chemist when he grows up.  … Continue reading

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