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Humble Pie

From when my internet wouldn’t work: My kitchen is so well floured that I don’t think anything in there will ever stick to anything else again. Marathon pie making with the kids is exhausting but so good for us all….

Giraffe

When I decide to make up a new amigurami animal it takes me a while to figure out what style to make it in. Should it have a huge head, somewhat realistic proportions, or should I humanize it by, for…

Baby Sweater

While I didn’t design this sweater, I did find it way too cute to pass up making it at the first excuse. For the gray bit I used Simply Soft yarn and for the multicolor I used a skein of…

Flower Earrings

This may be one of the dorkiest things I’ve ever made but I don’t really mind. Indroducing, crocheted flower earrings. They are a little like wearing doilies which is super cool. These are at my store now if you’d like to…

Notes

There are times that I absolutely love being the one that gets to teach my kids. Of course there are other less pleasant moments, like spending bleary eyed hours amassing the equivalence of a  science curriculum that will actually captivate…

Treadle

For the last few years I have been fixing up vintage sewing machines and using them. A dream of mine was to someday own a treadle machine. Meet my new, very old, machine. It is a 1927 Singer class 66…

Flowered Towel

My littlest niece gave me a chance to do what I love to do. Making things for my loved ones is something I treasure. I’ve made these towels before but not with flowers or matching washcloths. If you are interested…

Painting the Kitchen, the How

When I posted about my kitchen I didn’t want to bore you all with the details. Plus, I don’t consider myself an authority on the topic but I have learned from some amazing people over the years and have gone…

A Little Thing

Sometimes I feel the weight of starting again in a new place. The to do list (or more like the “want done” list) is so long. The number of imperfections my detailed eye sees each day is high. I remember…

Crochet Violet

I have loved using the crocheted flower bookmarks I started making a few months ago. They are a quick project and have inspired me to make more flower patterns. Here’s a free pattern for a violet. Please see my copyright…