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WIP Wednesday – Holiday Ornaments

In between playing tiny house and kitchen with Milli, I’ve been using up a some of my scrap Christmas fabric to make ornaments. I’ve done two different kinds so far – Christmas trees and fortune cookies. The Christmas trees are made from 4″ strips of fabric cut into triangles (one for each side), with twill…

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Handmade Ornaments

With the tiny human to take care of, I really don’t have a good way to do crafting projects at home.  My sewing space is in the basement and full of things that might be dangerous to Mil if I left her unattended, which if basically what I would be doing, if I did any…

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Sew Many Machines

Seriously guys, I have SEW many sewing machines! (I’d tell you that I’m sorry for the pun, but I’m not.) I currently have no less than 6 sewing machines in my house.   And in the last month I’ve had at least 3 offers from people wanting to give me their vintage machines.  Unfortunately, what with…

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Those 1st Sewing Projects

The Houseful of Nicholes is talking about 1st sewing projects on Thread Filled Thursdays this week, so I wanted to go back and share the first couple of sewing projects I shared on the blog.  They were both part of Craft Month 2011, where I crazily decided that I would do a new craft project…

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WIP Wednesday – A New Machine

I’ve been a big slacker about getting any sewing done lately, what with the new baby ducks, and my utter laziness. But I do still have something to share with you this week- a brand new (to me) sewing machine. This jewel was my birthday gift from my husband.  It’s about a month after my…

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A Sewing Funk

I haven’t been down in my sewing space for ages.  I wish I could say that I have a good excuse, like the fact that it’s freezing down there (in my defense it is), or that my sewing table needs to be replaced/repaired (it does), but honestly, I think I would work around those things…

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Tenugui by #AnnaInSpain

Anna has made a new accessory and thought (correctly, I might add) that we would all be interested in it. If you’ve ever watched Japanese cartoons, you’ve probably seen women wearing “tenugui”. Guys wear the headband type with slogans, but women wear them when cleaning or gardening, as a head covering plus sweatband plus keeping…

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WIP Roundup

It’s been a while since I did a full WIP post, where I actually talked about all of the projects I have going, instead of just the ones I’m actively working on. And with my holiday break coming up, I feel like this is a great time to remind myself you what all I really…

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Friday Favorites – Winter Sewing Patterns

It’s the time of year to start thinking about those little holiday sewing projects you’d like to get done. Maybe as a gift, or just for yourself.  So, I’ve gathered up a few of my personal favorite projects that are QUICK, EASY, and FREE. Make an Infinity Scarf Flamingo Toes has an amazing tutorial for…

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