Monthly Archives: November 2014

Errata – Blake Dress by Mingo and Grace

Sometimes, stuff happens.  The Blake dress was supposed to go live on Friday but Farrah got sick and couldn’t publish it when she had wanted.  I was away from home and had already scheduled the post.  By the time I

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Another Mingo and Grace!

Remember the Charlie dress?  Come on.  You remember.  Here, here, here, and here… Well, Mingo and Grace is at it again with a brand new dress pattern, the Blair Blake dress.  As with Charlie, this is a classic dress but with

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The Other Thing I’ve Been Doing

Amidst the sewing, I’ve been doing something else.  It’s something I’ve wanted to try for a long time.  A loooong time. Fabric design. So what was holding me back? Time, to be honest.  I had tried to upload a hand

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Photo Monday – Playing With Sunlight

You know how they say not to take pictures in full sunlight when you’re a beginner?  This is the day I broke the rule.  Sunlight was pouring in so I grabbed the camera and a vase full of flowers.  And I

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Slooooowly (With No Pictures)

The thing with blogging about making things is that you have to make things to share.  (Duh.)  And the thing is that you have to keep making new things to share.  And what does that mean?  Quick sewing because knitting

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Photo Monday – Fall Walk

It’s a yearly thing.  We go for a walk and bring a bit of bread.  If we find ducks, the girls feed them.  (Let’s not get into the fact that it isn’t very good for them.  I’m outnumbered there…)  I

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Wet Felting With Kids – a Tutorial

You may remember that we went to Rhinebeck for the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in October.  We showed up early and took the girls to a fiber crafts tent hosted by Fiberflame.  Each girl picked an activity.  Souricette

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