my in-laws are currently cleaning out victor’s late grandparent’s home, which means there are a lot of lovely things they are trying to find homes for.
over the holidays they encouraged victor and myself to take anything we could find a use for. when I saw a giant bag of embroidery thread in victor’s grandmother’s cross stitching supplies, I knew it would be perfect for my nieces to make friendship bracelets. Read More
quick post on something I whipped up for baby wesley!
one of the oldest fabrics in my stash is this whale laminated oilcloth I bought back in cambridge at gather here in 2012. having never sewn with oilcloth before I was looking for an easier pattern that would provide lots of instruction and up my odds of a successful result.
cue the little things to sew book from oliver + s. Read More
it's back to school sewing season!
first up is maya who is starting kindergarten this year. after i saw this post from gail over at probably actually i decided to make her a lunch box. Read More
i'm always refining how i store my sewing supplies. a few weeks ago i rearranged my thread storage, and now it's kept in the box that formally held my makeup.
so I turned to my birthday present from victor, sewing happiness by sanae ishida for a solution. Read More
this past weekend my sisters and i went to austin for my "bachelorette" party.
in addition to bridesmaid dress shopping, day drinking, and succulent photographing we made a trip to craft, where for $10/hour you can use all their supplies and tools for whatever creative adventures your heart desires. Read More
my sister abby lives in a beautiful 100 year old portland home. Read More
as previously mentioned the show portlandia really speaks to my soul. Read More
so, not to brag or anything, but my parents have the best yard in Ann Arbor. Read More
my obsession with making play food for maya and neela continues...
today i am going to show how i made some play bow tie pasta for them. Read More
you saw those snazzy labels i made for my sisters's candles? well today i'm going to do a tutorial for how i made them. Read More