Rainbows and Unicorns

My friends continue to have babies, and I continue to make them animal blankets.  For these particular friends I was planning on making a bear.  A super cute brown bear.  Then I saw the future baby's room.  It contained more pink and more fairies than I'd ever seen in one place.  The brown bear was… Continue reading Rainbows and Unicorns

Finished Project · Sewing

The She-Sells-Seashells Baby Bubble Dress

This story starts with a present. Well, the wrapping for a present to be exact. My mother-in-law delights in wrapping presents not with paper but with fabric. For my birthday last month she gave me the book Patternmaking for Fashion Design wrapped in a cheerful orange (or emberglow!)-and-ivory striped polyester and tied up with a… Continue reading The She-Sells-Seashells Baby Bubble Dress

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SSS’11: September 28th through 30th (The End!)

This September I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty days. This post marks the eighth update of my progress and the completion of the challenge. September 28, 2011 What:  The Paint Me a Maxi Dress Where: Exploring downtown at night. My husband and I used the… Continue reading SSS’11: September 28th through 30th (The End!)