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In a World of my Own

As Shakespeare so famously put it,

“All the world’s a stage,

And all the men and women merely players.

They have their exits and their entrances, 914 more words


How to make a girls dress even more beautiful with a spool of ribbon.

I am in the process of trying to get my family ready for our family pictures! I’m excited and nervous but I don’t have a lot of time to think about all of that. 350 more words


Making + Listening

MAKING: Projects in the works… the first being Ellie’s Busy Book that I should have started a year ago (because it looks like its going to be a LOT of work) and I’d planned to have it finished by her second birthday (which is four months away). 230 more words


Lucha Libre

Well Lucha Libre is fun to say.
Awhile back Mollys brother Lanigan had made a statement to the effect of, ‘how come you never make us anything!’. 156 more words


Mother's Day Roundabout Dress

There’s one thing little girls are notorious for doing, and it’s playing dress up! If your little gal is anything like mine, she somehow finds her way into my makeup bag, shoe boxes and jewelry on a daily basis. 114 more words

Recent Creations

Quilt Update!

I have purchased the materials for the back of the quilt, quilted them into 10″x10″ squares, and have attached three sides to the front patterns.  The batting has been placed inside, though I still have most of the “batting tie-downs” (so I don’t have the usual quilting curves running over the carefully-laid pattern) and figure out how the bottom is about two inches wider than the top.   64 more words



Every girl (and boy!) should know to use both a drill and a sewing machine.  It comes in handy to have both skills.  Earlier this week, as I was trying to see around the glare on the kitchen table, I knew I had to install curtains over the sliding glass door.   194 more words