New Look

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You may have noticed that I’ve been playing around with some updates around the site over the last few days.  I’ve changed up some of the artwork in an attempt to create a look that I feel reflects me a … Continue reading

Easter Themed Projects from Around the Web

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Last year, I wrote a post featuring April themed projects.  To me, April often means rain, but Easter falls in April this year, so let’s talk about a few great sewing projects that are great for Easter. I am in … Continue reading

I Spy with My Little Eye – Closeups of the Steampunk Crazy Quilt

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With everything that’s going on in the Steampunk Crazy Quilt, I’ve had several requests for some closeups. But before I share those closeups, here’s a reminder of what the entire quilt look like.   And from the back, because I … Continue reading

In the Yard

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It’s finally warmed up enough outside that flowers are blooming and we could start our vegetable garden. I’ve got exactly one bloom on the rose bush I started from grama’s rose bush a couple years ago.  The plant is still … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Yard Work

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Styling the Meringue Skirt

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You may remember the original meringue skirt that I made a couple months ago. It was the very first project from the Colette Sewing Handbook, and I love that it has a scalloped hem.  It’s the first and only one … Continue reading

Decorating for a Wedding

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As I mentioned in my last post, my little sister got married over the weekend.  One of the most time consuming prep items for the wedding was decorating the church and the reception hall. For Kayla’s wedding, we reused a … Continue reading

Color Week: Blue

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It’s color week over at Pamplemousse and today’s color week challenge is Blue. Blue has been a fun and interesting challenge for me – because I wanted to find blue in nature and well as in things people have made. Blue … Continue reading

Color Week: Yellow

Bright Yellow Flowers.  Oakland City, IN

Today is the day for yellow over at Pamplemousse for color week. Even with all of the flowers in bloom this time of year. Yellow ended up being harder to photograph than I thought it would be. There just wasn’t … Continue reading