Category Archives: sewing

year of the peep

When it rains, it pours. I was bit by the peep bug this Easter season and I decided to just go ahead and embrace it. :) I made the boys jumbo peep pillows for an upcoming road trip. I used … Continue reading

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Peep Banner!

I saw this banner last Easter and this year I decided I wanted to add these banners to our small box of Easter decor. So I took some time this week to put these banners together. And I love them! … Continue reading

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a quilt for Emm’s baby

This past weekend I went to a baby shower for my friend Emily. Emm and I have been friends since our freshman year of college. She transferred to another school in our sophomore year, so we only lived close that … Continue reading

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new camera accessories

My photography class has started and during the first lesson, the teacher picked up my camera at one point to adjust one of my settings and I thought: man, my camera strap looks grubby. I had made a cover to … Continue reading

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new bag

Yesterday I made myself a new bag. A small bag. A bag for only sunglasses, wallet and my phone. This bag is functional, but it’s also symbolic. If you had asked me ten years ago how many kids I wanted, … Continue reading

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Isaac and the Quilt: a photo shoot

Two years ago, I bought the fabric for this quilt when I was giving my bedroom a makeover. But…I never got around to using it. Last year, when I was working full time, I carved out little 20 minute blocks … Continue reading

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funny looks and monster teeth

1. The other during dinner Andrew asked me “what does this mean?” then he turned his head slightly and looked at me with one eye. “ummm…I’m not sure. what do you mean?” “you do it. And my teacher does it … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Skirt

Last week I put together a Christmas tree skirt. I’ve been wanting to make one for years. Every year we wrap an old piece of muslin around the bottom of our tree and call it a done deal. I kept … Continue reading

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baby quilt

I’ve made over 30 quilts. That’s something I feel a mix of pride and embarrassment about. First off, that’s cool! How productive! Lots of quilts! But…it’s not really something gals my age do. I was teasing a peer once for … Continue reading

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sewing tiny things

A few weeks ago I made some tiny things for baby Nora. I made a hat with a little butterfly. And the butterfly is attached with velcro…so it can come off and be used as a toy and then smacked … Continue reading

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