Category Archives: Sewing

Busy busy busy…

It’s been a crafting and “Christmasing” sort of week-end here! Our brand new Advent Calendar (beautifully crafted by my husband) went up on Sunday. We’ve started decorating and put up the outdoor lights. The house is so much more festive … Continue reading

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{ This moment }

{ This moment } – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  If you’re inspired to do the same, … Continue reading

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Playing with fabric again…

Summer has never been a very “sewing” season for me. I don’t know what it is? The call of the outdoors, the need for my body to not remain seated longer than necessary or maybe it’s simply my difficulty at … Continue reading

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Paper piecing and squishy pillows

This week was fun because I got to sew. I hadn’t had the time, energy or honestly inspiration to sew lately. Maybe it was the lingering winter blues or the urgency of the garden work. Maybe it was just that … Continue reading

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Winter blues and spring rainbows – Gratitude

So it’s official. I think I’m suffering from the winter blues. I am usually very good with winters, liking them even. But this year, I don’t know if it’s the really cold weather, my daughter’s refusal to walk when we … Continue reading

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First paper piecing block experience! SUCCESS!!!

Happy Saturday all. I hope you week-end is going well. I’m beyond excited to share with you my first experience with the one technique in quilting that I was lacking and that, honestly, scared me to little pieces… (get it, … Continue reading

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Fixing the Hello Kitty hat – A crafty evening project!

My daughter started preschool last January. This means that she now spends most of her days in a state of preparation for kindergarten. If that isn’t enough for a little brain, we’ve found a school that does 2 days of … Continue reading

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How do you prepare for a day of not doing much?

My son has finally lost is fight against the bug that has been going around our home, and while we are all slowly on the mend, he is unfortunately in a miserable state. Funny enough, this week was my week … Continue reading

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