My Second First Quilt?

This is my very first quilt. Sort of. I started it, and then the I Spy frenzy overtook it, and it was pushed aside for a bit. My mother had planned a visit in April and I was so so so excited to give this to her in person. My very first quilt, just for… 

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Farmers Market Farewell Bags

We live a transient life right now, so Susan isn’t the only person I had to say goodbye to recently.  Christy is another great friend who also really helped me adjust to life here, prepared me for the experience of giving birth here, and let my daughter crash her in-home preschool a few times.  She… 

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A Spoonflower I Spy Swap!

While I’m in limbo, I’m planning my to-do list for when I’m on the “other side”. Whether I’ll execute the plan precisely I don’t know, but the planning is making me happy for now. One project I’m totally excited about is a Spoonflower I Spy swap. Here’s why: 1) My first I Spy project totally… 

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Fail turned Pajamas!

Until this shirt, I was an utter failure at making shirts.  Up until that point they all, without exception, ended up looking like pajamas.  This shirt is probably the best example of that: Ugh.  Now that I’m seeing it on the screen, it looks like pajamas AND scrubs.  I called it a “fail” and threw… 

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Nothing Crafty Whatsoever.

Ugh. I’m starting to get messages from friends and family asking: “Are you settling in?”  And in a word: no. Two words? @#$% no. We’ve been in a hotel for close to three weeks now. We left the first hotel because it was not a good fit for us (What, the county health department couldn’t… 

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We Trashed the Dress

While Susan and her family were on the airplane flying back to America, she was also celebrating her 11th wedding anniversary.  And on the first day of Skirt Week (and summer) I was celebrating my 7th. A while back, Susan had found this movement, called Trash the Dress.  You should do a google image search… 

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