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Bye-bye, baby

Bye-bye, baby quilts.

The last binding on the last humidicrib quilt has been sewn on, and they have all gone to the coordinator of my quilting association’s… 354 more words


A Scrapbusting Playtime Tunic #oliver+s

This fabric (very cheap, last on the roll from Abakhan’s in Manchester) just keeps on giving! I already have a lovely, Ella Skater Dress (Love Sewing) and a much worn Papercut Coppelia Cardigan (despite my initial misgivings, it works just great as an extra layer between a dress and jacket at school), but there seemed just enough left to squeeze something small out of :-) Not sure when we’d wear them together, but we could… 313 more words

Children's Makes

1930s girls fashion on the Singer 99

I have named my 1937 Singer 99 “Snow White” (1) because I like the irony, being that it’s a pitch black machine and (2) because that was the year Walt Disney’s classic came out. 23 more words


Pinwheels for baby

At our sewing group’s end-of-year Christmas party, I was lucky enough to receive two rulers in the Kris Kringle gift swap. (That is the short version of events. 426 more words


Monkey business

If you have followed me for a while, you will know that I enjoy making baby quilts and that I have had a great time making a dozen or so… 758 more words


A Quilt for Carolina

The calendar tells me it is January of 2016. However, I cannot quite let go of Christmas 2015 yet – at least not until I share the story of the small quilt I made for the newest member of our family. 973 more words

'Tis the season for rain and frost : Holiday Debut Blog Tour and giveaway

The Holiday Debut Blog Tour celebrates the end of their debut year for three new designers: Saskia Smith of The Wolf and the Tree, Gabriela Longfish of… 578 more words