Category Archives: Sewing

Leafy Mug Rugs

Outside our kitchen window is a star magnolia tree and it provides us with plenty to look at year round. ¬†Delicate scented white flowers in the early spring, lush green foliage all summer and when the leaves turn in the … Continue reading

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The Leaves Edition

My cousin posted this picture on Facebook and I had to share ūüôā Source There’s a chill in the air, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice lattes are back! Time for nature’s catwalk to begin with trees resplendent … Continue reading

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Finishes, The Sewn Kind

Back, way back, I wrote a blog post about the beginnings of a set of pillows using the awesome fabric from my swap partner, Mel. ¬†The projects were finished soon after that post and just last week I remembered that … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

Today is the first of school for the kids and I’m ready to embrace routine and schedules and even some “me time” ūüėČ ¬†This summer has been a mixed bag of sorts with many wonderful moments celebrating family and togetherness … Continue reading

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Summer Style

Hello lovely people! We’ve been back from our summer vacation in the Okanagan Valley¬†for a few days now and things have eased back into the lazy, lovely summer-style schedule. ¬†Perfect! Time away in the valley means many, many dips in … Continue reading

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Swell

I’m done with week 1 of the Simply Retro QAL (quilt-along). The plan for this along is to sew through each pattern in Camille Roskelley’s new book, Simply Retro. ¬†QAL-ers can make anything with their finished blocks, from coasters to … Continue reading

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Triangles and Squares

A few weeks ago, I received a swap package in the mail from Melissa of Knits With Camels hi Mel ūüôā ¬†This was no ordinary package, it was filled, no,¬†stuffed to the brim with goodies. ¬†Some fabulous skeins of yarn … Continue reading

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From Scratch

This is such a proud mama moment… This doll bed was made entirely by my 14-year-old son, Prithvi. ¬†He’s been taking woodshop at school as one of his electives and absolutely loves it. ¬†So, for his birthday this year we … Continue reading

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Surgery

… the crafting kind, that is! Scraped knees are a common thing with 5-year-olds. ¬†Miss. Kiki is always skinning her knees and as a result almost all of her jeans and leggings have holes in them near the knees. ¬†I … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

Sprrrring! With the weather being so crazy gorgeous and the kids on Spring Break, every day has been packed with hikes and picnics and bike rides. ¬†We even managed to spend some time at the beach. ¬†Ok, we didn’t dare … Continue reading

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