It’s Harry Potter’s birthday! We’ve been cooking up some fun projects since reading the first book in the series (Sorcerer’s Stone) last month. A big thank you for my cousin Tiffany for sending us her collection. I’ve been waiting to
There is a saying, Blessed are the children of quilters, for they shall inherit the quilts. Well, my children won’t have have to deal with that problem, haha. I’ve blessed them with exactly one quilt each. You see, I’ve made zero
Since we got back from our trip, I’ve been working on a few projects here and there. I’m not a prolific sewer, but when inspiration strikes, I enjoy the creative process. Here’s a round-up of what I’ve been working on.
It was the hair that nearly killed me. What seemed like a million strips of brown yarn had to be woven into a braided cap for O’s Waldorf-style doll. It took me two years to finish the doll, just in
Chalkboard drawing for September, copied/adapted from this flickr photo. This autumn we decided it was time that Tig got his own felt crown. V and O helped me pick out the felt colors and with the design. They each helped
Last year ago, I bought V a coloring book, I absolutely must do coloring now or painting or drawing (my kids love Charlie and Lola). I thought it would be a good way for us to collaborate together, and it
Finished one of Purl Bee’s knitted Easter eggs. In the back of my mind, I’m secretly hoping to make a pair for the kids each year, so that they have a set of their own when they have flown the
Here’s the last 2 years of our lives wrapped up in 4+ minutes. Enjoy!
When we were living on the boat, the kids used their imaginations and created play kitchens out of rings of gravel and juniper berries, or a brick and mulch. After all, we had sold our handmade wooden toy kitchen before
I made Blue Baby for V’s second Christmas. She was made from thrift store clothes (a skin-colored T-shirt and a blue-striped knit sweater). Her head was stuffed with a discarded wool sweater. V loved and named her dolly Blue Baby.