Tag 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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Crafty Q & A Blog Hop

So last week, the wonderful Kim from Mothering with Mindfulness tagged me in a Blog Hop Q & A that I’ve been itching to respond to. If you don’t know her blog, you really should! Took me a few days to … 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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Going on no sleep and living in our kitchen – Gratitude

Cryptic enough? Let m explain… The last week has been an intense one. The work on our house has progressed but very slowly. The actual rebuild took the better part of 2 days. The guys were amazing as always and … 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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