Monthly Archives: January 2012

Baby Booties

The list of my friends that are having babies just keeps growing! For the past couple of years, my go-to gift for baby girls has been the Itty Bitty Baby Dress from Made by Rae (a few of my versions here and … Continue reading

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Denim Patchwork Pillow

One of the craft blogs I read is hosting a “scrap attack” quilt-along. Theme projects like that have never really struck a chord with me, but for some reason, I was inspired to pull out my scraps and make something. I have … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas: This and That

I have a valid excuse for still posting Christmas gifts, I promise. The last few years, my family has celebrated Christmas in January, to give us more time to see the rest of our families during the actual Christmas holiday. … Continue reading

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Handmade Christmas: sewn gifts

First up, a tie for Ryder. I used a free tie pattern from the Purl Bee, but modified it to make the base of the tie a more traditional width (the original pattern will make a skinny tie). Sewn gift … Continue reading

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Simple stitched calendar

We ended up without a wall calendar this year (last year we had Krispy Kreme, the year before Chick-fil-A), so I decided to make one – or at least something for January. I cut a 8×10″ sheet of cardstock in … Continue reading

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The most popular Christmas gift of the year

Spatulae! Thanks to my cousin, dad, and mother-in-law, we are now much better stocked in the spatula department (we were down to just one).

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Handmade Christmas: Wooden Projects

Happy New Year! We had lovely Christmas weeks visiting a lot of family in Michigan & Tennessee. We even saw a bit of snow in Michigan. I was getting worried that we’d go a whole year without seeing snow! We … Continue reading

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