From the monthly archives:

August 2013

Making Stuff: Cutest Crochet Booties on the ‘Net

by This is Carrie on August 14, 2013

Booties are fun to crochet because they are highly rewarding without a whole lot of time investment. Crochet Mary Jane Booties with contrast toe Pattern: Chloe Slippers by Mamachee (If I were you, I’d go ahead and buy one of her pattern packages because you’ll definitely want a few…at least I did). Yarn: Madeline Tosh […]

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When I spotted these fabrics over at Modern Yardage, I immediately pictured a  baby sunsuit. I love when fabrics speak to me so clearly and decidedly. ManLove in Black &   Diamonds in Yellow designed by Dolphin & Condor for Modern Yardage Looking through my vintage pattern stash, I found the perfect sunsuit pattern–size 6 months. […]

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The Better Homes and Gardens Creative Crafts and Stitchery book I found at the $1 bookstore in Long Beach is full of creative inspiration.  While my version of the doily applique craft isn’t quite as amazing as their version, I’m pretty happy with how it turned out–a cheap and fun wall hanging for the girl’s […]

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The boys don’t get sewn for as often as the girls. But this month, they are the focus of my Mood Sewing Network project. I have fallen in love with little European swim trunks this summer but they are crazy hard to find which makes them a perfect sewing project in my book. Check out […]

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