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not for the bird box

I made this little bird today to test a pattern I’d made. It needs tweaking but it’s not bad for a first try and it kept me occupied for most of the day.


Happy Handmade Yo-Yo Throw Pillows

While I have been resting my wonderful pinched nerve, I have been finding things to create that don’t require a lot of bending or moving. I have a huge amount of little scraps that I have been saving for some crafts and such and after a… 314 more words


Lorraine Meets Margot in Pyjamas

I needed a pair of pyjamas for my summer trips and was inspired by the movie “The Help” (great movie BTW) and the sixties pyjamas in one of the scenes. 120 more words


Singapore x Stars Hand-sewn Tote

People around me think I’m crazy to sew a whole tote bag by hand, but they don’t know it’s the most therapeutic thing ever!

My boyfriend gave me a screen-printed Singapore souvenir bag when he attended a furniture fair there last March. 196 more words

Crafts & DIY

Child dress in dark chambray.

I was walking through a store swooning over the girls’ clothing. I exerted a large amount of restraint and self discipline and told myself to dig through my fabric stash and sew them something myself. 217 more words

Project Kate: Wedding Dress - Skirt and Completion

The skirt was seven pieces and I constructed with french seams. The mother-of-the-bride (my friend), cut out lace details and hand appliqued randomly throughout the skirt! 58 more words