Monthly Archives: June 2011


How is it exactly that now that the kids are out of school, I’m feeling busier??  First some family updates. Julianna had her Jazz Performance on Father’s Day weekend.  She did a great job – it was the most confident … Continue reading

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(Friday Night Sew In) Sadly my lousy day started at 4am with the cat crying outside to come back in (mind you she’s an indoor cat who should not be going outside!), continued at work (I won’t even go into … Continue reading

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Goodie Bag Swap RECEIVED!

Today was a great mail day as I received my Goodie Bag Swap from Karen (Feistyeily on Flickr). I received not one great bag, but two!  The first one was her “mock-up” bag made out of linen.  It is perfect … Continue reading

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My First KAL!

Yesterday, completely by accident, I stumbled upon Michelle’s AWESOME website The Knit Purl Hunter.    I was on YouTube looking for videos on toe up sock knitting (which I still don’t get by the way) and I found one of her … Continue reading

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Pink Pips Quilt

To continue on my teacher gift theme, here is the quilt I made for Owen’s teacher, Mrs. Brewitt.  First let me say that I typically don’t make quilts for the kids teachers, but Mrs. Brewitt really went above and beyond … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Gifts

It’s that time of the year again, when I rack my brain to come with something creative and appropriate for the kid’s teachers.  This year was even harder given the fact that Owen has FOUR teachers!  They start changing classes … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

‘Nuf said!

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Kaleidoscope Quilt Along

Have you heard?  Elizabeth over at Don’t Call Me Betsy is doing a QAL (Quilt Along)!  A beautiful Kaleidoscope – I’ve always wanted to do one of these, they look so great. Click on the button on my sidebar for … Continue reading

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Flickr Fun!

I’ve done three great swaps through Flickr this past month. The first was Pretty {Little} Pouch Swap.  You could make any type of pouch you wanted for your partner.  My partner wanted something large with pockets.  I had a heck … Continue reading

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