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  • leveling up


    I made a quilt. It felt like a real departure from other quilts that I have made, and I think I grew a lot as a quilter through the process of making it. The whole quilt is made from one line of fabric – Handcrafted […]

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  • mad for plaid


    Last summer I was at the Pendleton Mill store and scored a 5 yard cut of some red/tan/light blue plaid wool on closeout. I don’t remember what I paid, other than that it was ridiculously cheap. I knew that I wanted to use it for […]

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  • I mustache you a question


    Halloween has come and gone, but I couldn’t let it slip away entirely without posting Kit’s costume. We were originally taking the easy way out with costume parts that we already owned. She and her dad were going to be fairies together. However, the day […]

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  • one way to say I love you


    I have been on a small making binge lately. Partly because I’m experimenting and trying to build that small line of goods for sale (and does that ever take a long time). But mostly because I love my people. When I gave Kit this pink […]

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  • a sunshine-y Sunday sweater


    Because it seems to be yellow week around here, I’ll show you one of Kit’s new sweaters. Normally by the end of October, we are firmly zipped and snapped into our rain gear, but this year, after a strangely wet September, we have had an […]

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  • the bee happy dress


    With wrinkles, because she wouldn’t wait for me to iron it before I put it on her. Nor would she let me comb her hair, so you get wrinky bedhead Kit today. I’ve been a busy bee, sewing and knitting a bunch of clothing for […]

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  • begin again


    It’s been a whirlwind of a summer and I haven’t gotten as much sewing done as I would have liked. Over the last two weeks I have reorganized the studio and now I’m ready to sew again. I quilted Kit’s twin size quilt (and then […]

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  • nothing a little paint can’t fix


    We moved into our new home in December and entered a whirlwind of activity – Christmas, my grandma’s 90th birthday party, visitors galore. We brought in furniture, hung things on the walls where there were already nails, and stashed everything else in the basement until […]

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  • getting down to business


    I make a lot of things. I knit, I cook and bake, I sew clothing for my littles. I make pillows and curtains. But I feel most accomplished (and least skilled) when I make quilts. I have big quilting goals this year. Big. I want […]

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