Works in Progress

This morning I managed to successfully talk myself out of attempting to sew two new dresses before next weekend. It was no small feat as it’s always in the last month or so of winter that I start dreaming pretty hard of spring and summer and I start shopping for a piece or two to […]

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(Mis)Adventures in Sewing: The Ruby Dress

A continuation in my (mis)adventures in sewing, today I want to start by taking a moment to give my highest praise to Made by Rae patterns. As someone who is admittedly not a great sewist, these patterns are the easiest I’ve found while not sacrificing style. Written so clearly that even I understand them (and […]

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(Mis)Adventures in Sewing: The Tiny Pocket Tank

I’ve been dabbling in some sewing over the last month attempting to sew up a giant stack of fabric I picked up in spring. I had high hopes of sewing up a fresh new summer wardrobe, but one thing led to another and my summer wardrobe is now being sewn in September. C’est la vie. […]

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Knitting Sarah Sews a Bento Bag

It’s no secret that I’m a really lazy sewist. Sewing is something I’ve been exposed to and done for almost as long as I can remember, but for whatever reason I do not have the patience for sewing that I do for knitting. These days, I also have two big obstacles. First, I haven’t properly […]

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Teasing Spring Out of Hiding

Earlier this week, the family & I decided to take advantage of what might be one of the last true wintry days and go for a hike in the snow. We ventured to Indian Lake and made the journey up a hill through about 6inches of fresh snow to this idyllic little spot. The thing […]

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Handmade Project Bags Revisited.

You know how you hear about how a mother can block the pain of childbirth in order to undertake it a second (or third or fourth) time? Focus turns solely to our beloved, adorable babies and *poof* we do it all over again. A couple weeks ago I included some not so great photos and […]

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