Yearly Archives: 2006

Matching Jumpers

Finally I can post some pictures of Christmas gifts! I made the jumper on the left for my 16-month-old goddaughter. The jumper on the right if for her brand new baby sister. This was my first real foray into making … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to Me!

The presents are all wrapped, the dishes I’m bring to Christmas dinner are all prepared and in the fridge, the house is clean, and good friends are coming over for dinner tonight. I can’t wait! In celebration of actually finishing … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments

I’ve been busy with social engagements and making Christmas presents and, as a result, this poor blog has been neglected. I still can’t show what I’ve been making, so I thought I’d show off some of my favorite handmade Christmas … Continue reading

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Baby Gift Delivered!

I finished this wall hanging over the weekend, but it wasn’t received until today and I’ve been dying to post about it! I really, really like it, but realize that the color choices/combinations may not be to everyone’s taste, so … Continue reading

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New Baby!

A good friend had her second baby today and I got to go visit her in the hospital. I’m working on a very special gift for the baby, but it’s not finished yet and I couldn’t just show up empty … Continue reading

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Another Gift Crossed Off the List

I bought Simon a set of wooden blocks for Christmas this year. I read in some literature I got from the pediatrician that kids don’t need any fancy toys at this age. They really only need balls, puzzles and blocks. … Continue reading

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Free Motion Quilting

So, I’ve been trying to figure out how to quilt my latest quilt. I’m the kind of person who likes to mark everything on the quilt top – even the free motion stuff. I decided that this is a bad … Continue reading

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Decorating the Tree

All over crafting blogland, people seem to be joyously decorating for the upcoming Christmas season: hanging homemade advent calendars, taking pictures of their families wearing new Christmas outfits, setting up their tree. I went for a walk today and noticed … Continue reading

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Bok Bok Bok

I made these towels as a birthday present for my grandmother. I found the chicken fabric while browsing one day and knew that I had to make her something using that fabric. So, I sewed a strip onto the bottom … Continue reading

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Slouchy Bag

I made the pattern for this purse up as I went along and, as a result, it didn’t turn out quite like I expected. Surprise, surprise! It looks silly when you lay it flat, since it’s much wider than it … Continue reading

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