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for the nielsons – auction #1: retro print half apron

**UPDATE #2- SECOND AUCTION ITEM: due to the response to the apron, I will be posting an additional handmade goody for auction (I'll be up late and waking early so wish me luck). Thank you for your bids so far, sweet readers! Preparing for this post, I was reading through older posts from Stephanie's and CJane's […]

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For a good cause: Tune in Tomorrow

What I love about the blogging community is that we rally around our fellow bloggers when it's most important.  By now you have probably heard of the terrible plane crash that left one killed and two seriously injured.  The couple, Stephanie and Christian Nielson, are parents of four young children.  Christian is burned over 30% of his body […]

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a quilt of her own

  I love the idea of my girls alongside me when I am creating and sewing.  Since Evyn was a toddler, barely bigger than the bolts, she's acompanied me to fabric stores and scavenged the thrift shops for something I can repurpose.  She's even modeled the finished pieces on an occasion or two, happy to be adorned in my […]

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easy peasy burp cloth tutorial (with IMPORTANT edit)

Okay, so now you've made an easy peasy swaddle sheet for your friend's shower and it was so easy you still have time to make a gift set.  How about a burp cloth? Note: I have included a sketch burp cloth pattern for your use.  But I drew it on the fly so its not […]

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easy peasy burp cloth tutorial (with IMPORTANT edit)

Okay, so now you've made an easy peasy swaddle sheet for your friend's shower and it was so easy you still have time to make a gift set.  How about a burp cloth? Note: I have included a sketch burp cloth pattern for your use.  But I drew it on the fly so its not […]

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