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Finish It Up Friday 2016: Update #5: A Beautiful Table and A Beautiful Kitchen!

I appear to be settling into a every-other-week reporting groove! 🙂 I managed to cross two more things off my list!  First, I sewed a tablecloth for our table, which was ordered and delivered during Mark’s pregnancy. It’s pretty big … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: Update #4: Will Those Birds Eat the Corn?

I am obliterating my to-sew list! Here’s what I accomplished over the past couple weeks. I made eight corn sacks (portable heating pads) – three on commission and five as presents for people who have been really kind to our … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: Update #3: All Construction, All The Time

Thanks to all our at-home time due to Jonas, I got a good bit of sewing done. Here’s what I crossed off my list: I sewed all three of these baby blankets on Saturday as the snow came down. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: Update #2: Does Moving My Sewing Room Count as a Finish?

Over the past two weeks, we’ve had to completely empty out our upstairs (other than one closet, which I was able to pack totally full) in preparation for some home renovations.  We’re hoping that the work won’t take much longer … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: Update #1: Making Progress and Keeping Secrets

If you haven’t done so already, Ellie would love your vote for your favorite farm animal! 🙂 I made a lot of progress this week! (See the second half of the post for my book progress.) Here’s what I accomplished: … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday 2016: You Know What They Say About the Shoemaker’s Children, Right?

Updated 1/9/16 – I split the sewing list into two sections plus added more things to the “currently in progress” section. I’ve decided to embrace the fact that I need some public accountability to help me get certain sewing projects … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday – Final Update of 2015 (don’t fall over in shock)

I know, I know, you thought this would never happen, but it has.  I finished sewing our dining room Roman shades!  Please don’t fall over in shock after reading read this.  I know, I know, I have been writing about … Continue reading

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May 2014/April-May 2015 Sewing: A [really imperfect] Table Runner

Last May, I decided that our table runner needed some help. I had brought it home as a souvenir of our amazing trip to Greece in 2008. I loved the ribbon embroidery on it and using it brought back all … Continue reading

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2014/2015 Sewing: Mark’s Doll is Finished (AT LAST!!)

I started the doll head in July, creepy alien eyes, part way through needle felting the wool ball that is the head’s base.  (See this post about Ellie’s doll for more about making the head.) sewed the clothes in July, … Continue reading

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Finish Up Friday: 2015 Edition, Update #2 – FIVE Shades of Grey (gray?)!

In an effort to redeem a lovely color from the exploitation and awfulness being perpetuated under its banner, this week, I present to you, “Five Shades of Grey.” (As, always, my debate is “gray” or “grey”?) What I accomplished this … Continue reading

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