Monthly Archives: September 2014

Project Run & Play : Denim

I think this may have been my least favorite of the themes for this season.  I don’t like head to toe denim.  Besides, I only had one kind of denim in stock and I wanted to stick to stash.  (That

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Loving Right Now

One piece of my signature style outfit for Project Run & Play is kicking my butt.  Add to that two days off from school for the girls and really, I shouldn’t be posting.  I should be working. But I felt

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Blog Hop

I’ve been noticing this blog hop going around creative blogs.  Just this week, the lovely Michelle from Sewnhenge nominated me. Seriously, she’s sweet and has the best smile ever.  She makes darling clothes for her two kids and is fearless when

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Project Run&Play: Daddy’s Girl

Technically, this is upcycling week.  Not daddy’s girl week.  But I picked two of his shirts from the upcycling stash. I was originally going to improvise a dress out of them but I could not get the LoL Swing Top

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Baby Clothes

You’ve already seen the baby blanket I knit and the pants souricette 1 made.  So as promised, here’s the rest of the baby shower gifts for my sister’s coming-soon-baby-boy. First up, a little jacket to go with the pants from

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Project Run & Play : 80s Cartoons

So excited for this new season of Project Run & Play!  I love how the themes push my creativity. This year, I have an added challenge : no new fabrics.  I’m trying to sew my stash as much as possible.

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Jack and Jill go Back to School

When I was offered a spot in the September Flip this Pattern showcase, I jumped on it.  Or rather, I jumped up in excitement and answered right away!  I got this great shirt pattern from Peaches and Peanuts.  The Jack and

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Baby Blanket

I just had a bit of whirlwind weekend, flying in to attend my sister’s baby shower and flying back in time to meet souricette 1’s second grade teacher.  I’m exhausted and just want to relax but I also really really

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Myrtle Dress

I actually finished this one more than a week ago.  I really wanted to blog it last week too but if you’ve read yesterday’s post, you know the issue.  Pictures.  I did manage to get Mr. Mouse to snap a

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Back to Work and Some Cool Stuff

Taking a slight break from blogging was… educational.  I realized that I actually want to write.  I’d be excited about something and I’d want to share.  I came this close to blogging a few times. Wanna know what stopped me?  Pictures.

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