Monthly Archives: July 2013

Post-Vacation Jet-Lag Sleeping-In Coma

  Taken at 9:30 in the morning (last Thursday)!  Unheard of!  Sadly, we’re now back to our 5:30-6:00 am wake-ups.  I suppose it couldn’t last forever.

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We’re Home! (with the best souvenirs ever)

We are home and finally feeling recovered from our big trip to Montana!  My whole family converged on my dad’s family’s place in southwest Montana for two weeks of fun.  We had a great time, driving through the West and … Continue reading

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Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along, Part 8: Assembling the Pages of the Book

This is Part Eight of my Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along.  For an introduction to this tutorial, the finished book and links to all the other parts of this tutorial, see this post. These instructions are to finish the book so that … Continue reading

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First Bath! (It’s About Time!)

I have lots of pictures to post, particularly related to Mark, that I’ve gotten behind on.  So you’ll be seeing some older pictures over the next few weeks. I promise, Mark didn’t get his first bath at 5.5 months! Mark’s … Continue reading

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Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along, Part 7: Finishing the Cover

This is Part Seven of my Color Book Tutorial/Sew-Along.  For an introduction to this tutorial, the finished book and links to all the other parts of this tutorial, see this post. Assemble all the parts for your cover page:  the … Continue reading

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April, May, June Sewing: Color Books – Three of Them!

So I’ve been posting color book tutorial posts but hiding the fact that I’ve been sewing not one or two but THREE color books!  Three of my nieces turned two (or will be two soon) in the past year and … Continue reading

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