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Home-made Barbie Clothes

November 1, 2011
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At some point in junior high or high school, I became really interested in learning how to sew with my mom’s sewing machine. My mom took the time to walk me through the basics of how to use it, but she didn’t have much time to spare beyond that, so she set me loose to […]

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Sewing Projects

June 15, 2009

I’ve been on a huge sewing kick lately! I’ve managed to churn out a bunch of different projects in the past few weeks and I thought I’d share them here. My new internet addiction is sewing tutorials — I just can’t get enough of them.  I’ve been haunting the Sew, Mama, Sew! blog, The Long […]

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Upcycled Baby Pants

May 13, 2009

I’ve been sewing up a storm — a storm of baby pants! Over the past few weeks, I’ve made six pairs of pants for August. Six pairs! I’m normally not so good at sewing pants or anything else with a curve or a hem, but these pants were hella easy. I used the Rookie Moms […]

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Cloth Napkins Tutorial

August 3, 2008

Seeing as I am eight plus months pregnant, you can imagine that I am nesting just a little bit. Through a circuitous chain of events, this nesting instinct  caused me to spend a few hours this morning making cloth napkins. Here’s how it happened: I’ve been feeling the need to stock-pile frozen dinners so we […]

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Swaddling Blankets

July 17, 2008

My latest craft project was to make a bunch of swaddling blankets for the new baby. When Wyatt was teeny-tiny, the only way he would sleep was if he was being held, and even then he never slept more than three hours at a time.  I’m all for attachment parenting and co-sleeping, but sitting up […]

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Camera Cozy

May 17, 2008

My new camera is so damn cute, I just had to make it it’s own little camera cozy. I used to think these things were called “camera cases” but a quick look around Google showed me I was just wrong. They are in fact called camera cozies. The idea behind this camera is that it’s […]

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