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Put a Bird on it!

I’ve been meaning to have a go at some simple, appliqué-style sweatshirts for the children for ages, so this month’s theme over at The Monthly Stitch gave me just the nudge I needed. 387 more words

Beginners Sewing

Elephant family

I am on track to achieve my goal of one humidicrib quilt each month in 2015. March’s is done!

If you are wondering what a humidicrib is, I have learned that they are also called isolettes and incubators in other parts of the world. 405 more words


Hop to it!

I have made my second humidicrib cover for the year! I hope to get close to making one each month in 2015. Let’s see how I go. 493 more words


A Sweet Haul: Vintage Patterns

 This bag finally arrived.  It contains 38 vintage sewing patterns.

Technically it isn’t a haul since I did not obtain it illegally, but it sure feels like it should have been illegal.  610 more words

Frigid February

For such a short month, February is certainly making itself heard loud and clear here in the northeastern United States. Windy, snowy, bitter, bitter cold. The only way to push through it is to try to have some fun with it. 409 more words

Here fishy fishy

I know I should be sewing, but I really don’t feel like it. Maybe it was the hopes that I did better in the bargainista fashionista contest, and looking to see how I did only to find out that I had 2 votes which was not an improvement over the sewing for children contest but I did the same. 96 more words


Bucket hat

Childcare is getting real. Im so bummed i feel like i was given a baby for 9 months and then i have to give him back :( Im hoping that i can eventually go part time but it will depend on my work and in the past colleagues have been denied part time changes. 180 more words