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Teeny tiny Christmas tree

Lately I’ve been knitting lots of tiny things, and I got it in my head that I wanted to knit some tiny Christmas trees. I couldn’t find a pattern that was appropriately tiny and tree-like, so I did some experimenting, … Continue reading

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Cotton dolman shirt pattern

All right, friends. After several practice shirts, I’ve put together a dolman shirt pattern for you, sizes small through large. A full size chart is below. I’ve been making myself the “medium” (example here). The pattern has an optional collar … Continue reading

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From photo to cross-stitch pattern

As I mentioned, we’re heading to the beach soon, and a long car ride + a lot of down time means I need a good portable project to work on when I don’t feel like reading. I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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Frock by (Next) Friday

Via the inspiring blog MADE, I discovered Grosgrain, another lovely blog (my favorite part is her header image with the spools of ribbon). She’s hosting a “frock by friday” sew-along this week. My week was a bit too busy to actually start … Continue reading

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90 minute shirt (theoretically)

I always get nervous sewing without a pattern. I think it’s my hate of wasting anything – what if I cut wrong? What if I make it too small? I’ll have wasted that dollar I spent on a t-shirt from … Continue reading

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Quick & easy baby gift

It seems like another friend of mine has a baby every month or two! Most recently have been little girls, and this pattern has quickly become my go-to gift: Itty Bitty Baby Dress. Brought to you by my cousin Rae, a fantastic … Continue reading

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