Monthly Archives: July 2010

That’s about all the sewing anyone can take for one day!

(And you thought this was going to be a blog about a baby, didn’t you?) I think I’m caught up.  I might have missed a little project here or there but basically, I’ve chronicled the last 6 months of my … Continue reading

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The buttons (January 2010)

I made the living room cushions last summer and fall but it took me until January to sew on the buttons.  Details are tricky little things.

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Unwearable (June 2010)

I need a new hat so I decided to make one from the book, Simple Sewing, which my friend Anne let me borrow.  The making of it was relatively easy, although sewing all those curved edges was definitely not that … Continue reading

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Welcome friends and family! (June 2010)

In anticipation of family coming this summer and fall, I made this super fun curtain for our upstairs bathroom, which is in our guest room.  I used the tutorial that I wrote myself a couple years ago.  It’s basically the … Continue reading

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Doing our part (June 2010)

In an attempt to save some energy, save the environment, and lower our heating bill, I made this draft snake for our living room.  It’s filled with corn.  Right now, it’s actually in use, keeping the cold air in our … Continue reading

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The other first trimester interruption (February and June 2010)

I started making this baby blanket set for our baby at the storm edition of Sewing Club, where Anne, Steph , Violet, and Piper got to be the first people in Baltimore (other than family) to know we were having … Continue reading

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I’m sorry if he gets addicted to Thomas (June 2010)

Jason and Nikki are having a boy! In August!  Hooray!

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Happy Birthday Market Bag (May 2010)

My dear friend Katie had a milestone birthday this year. To help her celebrate, I made this market bag/tote, using this tutorial.  I love this combination of fabrics! (They’re from the same line, Ginseng by Joel Dewberry.)  This project also … Continue reading

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Quilted Pot Holders (April 2010)

Nik’s high school Young Life leader, Tim, got married in June to Lesley.  I had fun making pot holders for them using this tutorial.  I was able to make these with fabric that I already had and it was a … Continue reading

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My first quilt! (February and July 2010)

In a burst of energy at the beginning of the crazy storms of February 2010, I decided to make a quilt for our baby.  So I took out all my brown, cream, and green flannels and got to work. From … Continue reading

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