Monthly Archives: April 2011

What the “L”

This large “L” was an impulse buy (I’m a sucker for a good sale), and now I’m not sure what to do with it: (The wine bottle is just to show how big the “L” is… I swear!) Any thoughts/ideas/suggestions … Continue reading

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Pleated Spiral Pillow #2

Work has been a little busy lately, so I haven’t done as much sewing as I would like…. Or anything crafty for that matter. We actually got the kids to bed early the other night, though, so I worked on … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Matt’s Grandma is really talented, so I’m sure I’ll be featuring her creations on my blog quite a bit. Here is the adorable Easter apron she made for Nora:       And the matching bib she made for Vivian:      Viv … Continue reading

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Walmart Hobo Tote Kit = Failure

As I reflect back, I’m trying to figure out when I should’ve realized that making this tote was going to be a failure.   Maybe I should’ve known when I saw the price tag of $3.00 at Walmart. Maybe I … Continue reading

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Pillow Piping Practice

I stopped by Jo-Ann’s the other night and there was a sale, which was awesome. I went without my Mom, though, which was not awesome. It took me forever to make any decisions! Which fabric is the best? Is 1 … Continue reading

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

I am the proud new owner of this little guy…. It cost me $19.50 on Ebay. I probably could’ve found one for a better deal if I was more patient, but oh well! I can’t wait for it to arrive!

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Printer Drawers

I’ve been eyeing my MIL and SIL’s printer drawers for awhile now. I think they are really cute for little knick-knacks and souvenirs.   Then I saw this printer drawer that my sister got from BlueBirdHeaven on Etsy and I knew … Continue reading

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Pleated Spiral Pillow

I finally finished my pleated spiral pillow and I really like it! I can’t wait to make another one! I learned how to make it from Cluck Cluck Sew. A few weeks ago my Mom and I picked up a … Continue reading

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Pillow Obsessed

Okay, I totally admit that I am a little pillow obsessed right now. You have to understand, though, that pillows are a perfect way to improve your sewing skills. There is a lot of room for error, the seams are … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Summer Dresses

Jo-Ann’s carries some great fabric that already has 5 inches of elastic sewn at the top. So to make a dress, you just have to measure, sew one straight line and then cut off the extra fabric! It’s so easy! … Continue reading

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