Monthly Archives: May 2018

Photo Monday – Out With Kids

Weather forecasts are frustrating. We were supposed to get a thunderstorm early Saturday afternoon with sunshine afterwards. I planned on going out after that to get pictures of flowers in that beautiful after thunderstorm light. And then nature refused to

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Henry and Mudge Leggings

And also a knitting update because there isn’t much to say about the leggings but I’m excited about the knitting. But first, the leggings… Right before Kids Clothes Week, V came to me telling me that I needed to get

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Photo Monday – Coney Island in the Rain

Was it last Summer or the one before that we went to Coney Island? I think it was last year. It was so unbearably hot but it was the only Summer weekend we had left. There was hardly any waiting

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Kids Clothes Week Part 2

My plan to use Mother’s Day to get the girls to model their clothes for me worked! First up, the shorts I made for E. They’re the Oliver + S Class Picnic Shorts. I’ve made them twice before but the

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Photo Monday – Peonies, I Think

I went out looking for a pretty bouquet of flowers for myself yesterday, mainly for pictures. I couldn’t find what I wanted, something local, not roses or artificially colored whatevers. And not tulips. I love tulips but I did tulips

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Kids Clothes Week Part 1

Confession time. Kids Clothes Week was 2 weeks ago. I made, uh, 3 dresses for V, and exercise top for each girl, and shorts for E. So 6 items. I’ve taken (crappy) pictures of two dresses. And I only took

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Photo Monday – Fort Greene Park

For the second week in a row, V was invited to a birthday party a 30 minute walk from home. The birthday was in Fort Greene Park. I’d never been there, mostly because I go to the much closer Prospect

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My Favorite Oliver + S Pattern

Months ago, I received an email asking me if I’d be interested in writing about my favorite Oliver + S pattern for their blog. I accepted (duh). This was before Project Run & Play! I chose the Building Block Dress.

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