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easy peasy swaddle sheet tutorial

This is my new favorite handmade gift to give at baby showers because they're easy, take less than an hour, and are the kind of gift my friends will actually get to use.  The first time I made one of these swaddle sheets to a friend she made fun of me –"Gee, do you think it's big […]

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easy peasy swaddle sheet tutorial

This is my new favorite handmade gift to give at baby showers because they're easy, take less than an hour, and are the kind of gift my friends will actually get to use.  The first time I made one of these swaddle sheets to a friend she made fun of me –"Gee, do you think it's big […]

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w.i.p.

Thank you for the many kind and supportive comments you’ve left.  I have to admit I was nervous about sharing the ugly stuff on a blog that’s usually pretty.  When J. was deployed it felt so much more justified to sometimes blog about depression, anxiety, and the I just can’t feelings.  I didn’t expect to […]

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a bit o’ green

Last night I finally finished this lap blanket for E.  It worked up rather quickly compared to the one I’d done for baby A. recently.  I love this color green and it’s everywhere right now (have you seen the porcelain cups at Starbucks?).  It’s Lion Brand Cotton Ease "lime" — a name I just don’t […]

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lavender bottle cuff

So I think the verdict is in.  As far as actual uses go, my bottles are probably destined to be itty bitty bud vases.  But as for making them prettier – I liked someone’s crochet idea.  And here it is – a nifty cuff.  I used a lightweight cotton yarn and a couple of buttons […]

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