Tag Archives: Finished Object

it always starts with the wantsies. . .

when i get the wantsies, I get ’em bad.  Over in Insta-world I noticed some slippers popping up. . .a little stalking and googling later I found this was a pattern by Ayumi Takahashi and in an old issue of Stitch Magazine (Summer 2011).  A quick payment of $3.99 and a week later the magazine […]

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She got it!!

and she likes it! I was a little worried about my sewing skills, but when I read that my secret swap partner liked purple AND owls!  I knew if that tote was a little lacking I could make up for it with a little hooky action. That little guy is Nelson the Owl, an awesome […]

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Secret tote Swap – completed tote. . .

I really enjoyed participating in this swap, seeing the fabric selections all the way to enjoying the creativity of so many in the secret Tote Swap Flickr group that Lia of Lia*s Handmades created.  I was a little worried, first swap, first tote – but I think it turned out OK. My partner doesn’t have a blog, […]

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final finishes for 2012. . .

i have a few completed items to show. . . Jeni from incolororder.com has the nicest tutorial for drawstring bags.  i made one and the second is cut and waiting to be put together: i love the idea of using these for Christmas presents so i bought her download.  the gorgeous fabric is Vintage Modern, […]

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doing the chasing. . .

my 9 month old is walking. . .off and running, still with the drunken sailor gait – but he’s gone. he started the ‘take 3 steps and drop like a sack of potatoes’ at 8 and a half months.  I spent days recording him with the iPad.  Emailed the family, tortured friends by posting the […]

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