Back on Board

I just had a lovely 15 day visit from my parents, during which my mom singlehandedly cared for my girls, entertained them, fed them, and kept the house clean. What did I do during that time?  Well, mostly this: No, I’m not the one playing with the toddler in the pool, I’m the one a… 

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More Skirt Week Info

Oh dear, what were we thinking?!  There’s only a handful of skirts posted in the flickr accounts, but we would already have a hard time picking a favorite.  I guess the good news is that all of us will have a ton of gorgeous skirt inspiration when this is over! If you’ll kindly move your… 

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Another Spring Top!

Oh, spring tops.  Like M&Ms, potato chips, Mint Milano cookies, ok, really any junk food, I can’t have just one!  Or two, as the case may be. So, though the “week” is over, spring top fever continues.  Here is my latest.  I saw these pretty cascading petals on this shirt, but decided I needed to… 

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The Guests Who (We Wish) Would Never Leave

Things have been a little quieter in our bloggyworld this week. But we’re alive and well. Adrianna has her parents visiting. So while they’ve been doing some family vacationing and the grandparents are soaking up all the grandkid action they can, Adrianna has been sewing for a potential eventual actual factual store.  (Adrianna would like… 

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Voile-ah!

Our friend Kim (the fabulous mother of Eve) approached us recently about reproducing one of her favorite tops.  Now, in case you don’t remember, Kim has the most fantastic wardrobe of anybody we know, so we were immediately excited.  Somehow she can take ordinary items from H&M and Zara and make them extraordinary.  Or maybe… 

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It Was My Idea. But It Wasn’t.

Recently I was hungry. Does that ever happen to you? That bizarre feeling in your belly and the persistent thought… I…. must… eat… something. (No, seriously, I’ve spent way too much time thinking about how much easier life would be if I just didn’t have to eat. I mean, I’m not trying to skate into… 

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Spring Top Week Conclusion

Ok, I just had a moment.  Like, that moment in Love Actually when Laura Linney is so excited that her biggest crush just kissed her that she has to excuse herself for a moment, walk around the corner, and silently jump up and down and wave her fists in the air.  It would’ve been more… 

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I Got Here First

I expect Adrianna will be coming by momentarily to say something to the effect of I-really-did-not-think-I-could-possibly-ever-win because seriously she did not think it was possible, but I got to the blog first to say: “Hoooooooooooray, Adrianna! Congratulations!”  Sorry, K’s got me on an I-got-there-first kick. We both need to stop that.

Blog-keeping

Hello faithful Crafterhours readers!  If we haven’t mentioned it lately, you guys are the best!  Thanks for sticking with us through all our blog-tinkering, color and font switching, and of course, our inability to stop making inane comments throughout our tutorials! We have some blog-keeping updates that we’d like to share via a nice, bulleted… 

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Who is Awesome?!

YOU ARE!!!! Thank you all so very much for voting for my Spring Top yesterday! Thanks to you, I made it through to the top 5!  And that’s pretty huge for me. Being in the top 60 felt like winning already, but top 5?!  I know I don’t stand a chance (especially with the tops… 

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My Kind of Math Equation

First, let me interrupt this post to tell you how excited I am that one of my Spring Tops has been chosen for the top 60!  Wahoo!!!!  Top 60 out of 368?  Yeah, that’s better than I did in high school.  Let’s hear it for personal improvement!  If you’d like, you can vote for it… 

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The Maypole Dress: A Tutorial

Happy May Day, internet crafty blog world of friendly folk! I’m trying to swallow my nervousness about writing a sewing tutorial, because there are about a bajillion people who know more about sewing than I do, so I’m putting this out into the universe with the caveat that I’m sure there are 47 ways to… 

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