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Baby Boy Bucsit

Our godson Christopher Patrick Bucsit was born December 7th (Clarke’s birthday!) at 12:03 pm, 19 inches long and weighing in at 6 lbs and 13.5 oz.  And because I never got around to posting it earlier, here’s the blanket I … Continue reading

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Pomegranates

Look what Clarke bought me for our 4th anniversary! My very own pomegranate tree. We finally planted it this weekend in the backyard. He’d been debating on what type of tree to get me, but a few weeks before our … Continue reading

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My Emmeline Apron

I finished my Emmeline apron in record time (for me).  It has been done a little over a week now, I just hadn’t found time to take a picture of it yet; mostly because I always looked like crap.  The … Continue reading

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Sewing something for myself

Today I did what I swore to myself I wouldn’t do…go to Joann’s during October. The place is chaos. But I had a coupon, things were on sale, and I needed a break from work. I figured 1pm on a … Continue reading

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Elementary, my dear Watson – dog vest

Harley’s new vest  We think he looks like Sherlock Holmes. We’re headed to Zion for Thanksgiving and husband said “Harley should have a coat” then added “but you don’t have to make it”. pshaw!  I’m pretty happy with it, especially since it … Continue reading

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Simple reversible purse from remnants

My friend gave me the leftover fabric from a dress she made last summer, some of that pre-shirred stuff from Joann’s. I was going to make a dress for my niece, but alas, it wasn’t even enough for a 5-year-old’s … Continue reading

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Anna-Maria’s Camera Bag

I made this for Anna-Maria who wanted something more exciting than basic black for her new camera. The fabric is from the home dec section, sturdy but not too heavy. The lining is flannel with that green foam for the … Continue reading

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Chinese silk brocade skirt and top (New Look 6669)

A friend of mine (Jen K) does Panda research for the San Diego Zoo and got to go to China last year for several months. As my souvenir, she brought me fabric!! (what a good friend!) It’s beautiful and lovely … Continue reading

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Coffee and Cheese Upcycled

This challenge came along at the perfect time since earlier this year I purged our home of gift wrap and gift bags. I’d been wanting to use more eco-friendly gift wrap for a few years, but the big pile of … Continue reading

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Glittery Guitar Hero

After the success of Meagan’s stenciled Christmas present, I just had to do another one, but this time I simply had to use glitter! Paula is a Guitar Hero Goddess so I went with that theme using Tulip’s Fashion Glitter … Continue reading

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