Category Archives: holidays

Happy Fourth

Wishing you all an Happy and Safe 4th of July!

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Fat Tuesday

I hope everyone who is celebrating Mardi Gras is having a lovely day! Being in Washington, we just did a little celebrating at home by making some beignets and donning our purple, green, and gold! Here is Little Bit enjoying … Continue reading

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More Pointy Hats!

I finished up a couple more upcycled sweater hats over the weekend! I’m not really a pink person, but this pink stripe really spoke to me. I think it would be perfect for Valentine’s Day or spring pictures in a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Picking a Tree

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Get it in Washington

There are some really wonderful artisans in Washington State.  I put this little collection together…Get it in Washington to showcase some of our local talent. :) #widgetcont p{ padding:0; margin:0; } .title_brown, .title_brown a, .title_brown a:link, .title_brown a:active, .title_brown a:visited, .title_brown … Continue reading

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Hand Puppets

Spoonflower had a Puppet design contest a few weeks ago.  I really liked a lot of the designs that people came up with, but my favorite is this one by mytinystar… I ordered the fat quarter about 2 weeks ago and It … Continue reading

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Upcycled Cashmere and Wool Hats

I’ve been busy making bunches of wool and cashmere hats!  It gets quite cold here in the evenings and I’ve started to see birds heading south. Fall is fast approaching. I’ve been sewing as much as I can to get … Continue reading

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Bunnies for the Basket

Here are the results of 2 of the many great bunny tutorials I’ve seen this past week. With Little Bit’s Easter basket to fill I figured these would be perfect. I found The Purl Bee’s finger puppet bunny tutorial through Lil … Continue reading

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Little Apron for Little Bit

I’ve finally finished Little Bit’s apron.  It has been sitting unfinished since January.  A combination of school and travels left it by the way side… but now it’s finished in time to be tucked into his easter basket. Today I … Continue reading

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More Christmas Gifts

I saw a neat idea online somewhere for pot scrubbers made with a wooden button, so I thought I’d try it out.  I made these in blues and greens for my Mom, with a dish cloth to match.  I also … Continue reading

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