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Back to School "Jeans"

I can’t do it.  Can’t call ’em jeggings.  But they’re pull on jeans.

E wears almost only leggings when the weather cools off.  The only pants she will wear are skinny jeans.   512 more words


Bow Tied | a quilt

When I started making this bow tie quilt, didn’t think too much about ‘who’ it was for – only that I had an amazing bundle of Denyse Schmidt fabrics and a desire to try the bow ties.  265 more words

Handmade 365

How To Make A Soft Dino Rattle For Babies

My first project as an Aunt for my little niece is an attempt at a rattle (although it only has bells in it, so is it called a jingle?).   327 more words


This is a Test. This is Only a Test. Butterick 6132

And now, back to what is becoming our regularly scheduled programming–sewing.  This blog certainly didn’t start out as a sewing blog, but it seems to be heading in that direction, something I both love (because I love sewing), and am a little bit surprised at (because I love SO MANY THINGS).  576 more words


Sewing: Getting back (finally!) on the thead bobbin ....

Wow.  It’s been a while since I took my stitch and finished a piece of clothing or some handmade sewing item.  Since then I’ve stacking up ideas in my mind and some on this blog. 370 more words

Machine Sewing

A Jacket For Dance - McCalls 7026 Pattern Review


I’ve had McCall’s 7026 in my stash for a while, I fell in love with the back shaping as soon as I saw it. I just couldn’t figure out what kind of fabric I wanted to use to make it.   243 more words


Pretty ballerina

Autumn means that S has started her dance lessons once again. The old dance outfit from H&M was starting to look a bit frumpy so I bought a new leotard for S. 263 more words