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Quilted Curtains

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about making a quilt… What I mean by that is that I see some gorgeous quilt and I want to make one, then I remember how much work it would be and quickly it…

Doll Sweater

My little one that just turned 3 loves to dress her dolly. It runs in the family. Her 9 year old sister likes to take fabric and sew it into clothes for her dolls and stuffed animals. For the little one’s…

A New Day a New Look

Today is pretty exciting for me. My husband makes incredible websites and we just updated mine majorly. I love the new look but it’s more than just that. My store and blog are together now and there’s a lot of…

Doll Clothes

I’ve not dropped off the face of the planet. That is inconceivable as the earth is spherical. But I have neglected my blog because we bought a house and moved again. Our new place is a wonderful property with an…

Teaching A Child to Read

One of my favorite things is to teach a child is how to read. How can you not love that look of accomplishment?! That, “I did it!” moment. It all starts for me about 25 years ago when my mom…

Sprocket Clocks

Yesterday, I posted about how I used old clocks to make new ones. Here today I’ll show you how I made these bike sprocket clocks.   This was a really fun project. I love clocks.

Up-cycling Clocks

Sometimes, there’s this moment when trash turns to treasure. I love that moment… My local thrift stores have shelves of old ugly clocks that I’ve never paid attention to before. This project made that junk into part of my homemade…

Brain Teaser #2

  “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” Alfred Einstein I did not used to have to patience for these things. At the first frustration I’d toss it aside and say, “I’m not…

Brain Teaser

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” Alfred Einstein This Christmas we made some fun brain teasers for gifts. I could go on about developing patience, creative problem solving, thinking outside the box,…

Tri-Lace Hat

There is just enough time to whip out one of these crochet hats before Christmas. Or maybe a set with hat and matching gloves if you are really fast and motivated. I have made many a crochet hat, but this is my…