Monthly Archives: January 2009

Six Little Skirts

This was a happy project at our house the other day.  Wednesdays at my house is crafty club with six, sometimes seven girls.  This skirt is from the ever-creative designer liesl from Oliver + S patterns.  She has generously provided … Continue reading

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O Happy Day!

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Sunday Stash

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Birdie Bag

I heart this fabric.  I’ve been selfishly hoarding meaning to make something with it for ages.  Suzannah asked for a bookbag, and a few hours later….presto!  I love being able to do that for her.  I might have to use … Continue reading

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Dare to be Square

I really love this method.  These are improvisational squares, chain-pieced together.  I don’t know if these squares qualify as wonky, or if they are more in the ‘what a bunch of squares’ type of square.  Either way, I’m having a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash

I’m not even sure what to make with this set of fabrics…but I saw the chickens and had to scoop these up.  A friend with a red and black vintage kitchen with bakelite, jadeite and fiesta dishes  might be needing a … Continue reading

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A Good Bowl of Soup

This is our family’s favorite soup, a very garlicky Italian Wedding Soup.  This really is a meal in a bowl, along with a whole lot of warming comfort.  This recipe makes enough to feed 8. Italian Wedding Soup For the meatballs: … Continue reading

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