Category Archives: craft

Applesauce and Window Stars

On Wednesday I received my first delivery from Hometown Harvest, a CSA type of delivery service for local or regional fruits, vegetables, and other goods.  I was quite pleased with what I received, which included ten pounds of seconds apples … Continue reading

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Sammy Shark

Last fall I won a Sammy the Shark pattern from Funky Friend’s Factory.  It was right about the time I started having difficulty sitting at my sewing machine because my pregnant belly was getting huge. :)  So the Sammy pattern … Continue reading

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A Sleeping Bag for Doggie

My 3 year old looked up at me on Christmas Eve and said, “Mama, would you make Doggie a present?”  How could I refuse such a request.  Doggie, you see, is the most beloved of all Bennett’s stuffed animals and … Continue reading

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Dyeing Play Silks

Play silks are great for imaginary play.  Unfortunately they can get rather expensive if you buy them already made.  I really wanted a nice set for my son’s third birthday so I set out to dye my own. Dharma Trading … Continue reading

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Sewing for Little Bit

I’ve been sewing like made to get things ready for our trip.  I made two small Peek-A-Boo bags today to hold a couple of toys for the plane ride. Little Bit picked out the lady bug fabric himself. :)  I’d … Continue reading

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Travel Lap Desk

Quite a while back Chez Beeper Bebe did a post about a lap desk that she made for her son for traveling in the car.  I think this is a great idea! Chez Beeper made hers based on MerMag’s Tutorial. … Continue reading

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Custom Work

I thought I’d share some of my recent custom work…. This little zipper birdy coin purse was for Yasemin. A hot pink extra large wetbag for Aspen… A pair of Soap Saver Socks in brown and white twist cotton.  I … Continue reading

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