Machine Applique Trivet

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Dresden Applique OESD

I made this pretty trivet to give to a friend of ours for Christmas. Fran works with Jesse, and she and her husband have become good friends of the family. A couple of months ago they came over and we made pierogi and borscht together, so the eastern-european flair of [read more…]

Silhouette Tutorial: 4th of July Popsicle Onesie

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Stenciled Popsicle Onesie

Have you heard of LuLaRoe? I was introduced to their crazy-comfortable leggings a few months ago, and quickly became obsessed. Then a few weeks ago they released a limited edition 4th of July line, which included dresses in this to-die-for popsicle print: Had. To. Have. It’s a direct sales company, so you buy through [read more…]

The Elsa Dress

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Home Made Elsa Dress

Yes, I know Halloween was almost 6 months ago, but I can’t not write about this particular project. And I’ve been a little busy since then, what with having a baby and all. Like pretty much every child (and many adults) I’ve encountered in the last year, Allie is obsessed [read more…]

Hand Print Christmas Ornament

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Hand Print Snow Men |

I keep saying I’m done with handprint crafts. But it seems I can’t resist. At least I’ve finally found an age where it’s not a complete disaster. In fact, I made three of these little ornaments in about a half hour, in between frantic bouts of packing for our holiday [read more…]