Month: February 2010

Clothespin Apron

With all the clothesline hanging I’ve been doing lately, I decided an apron for the hundred or so clothespins I use would be helpful. And I just so happened to have a pattern from the book One Yard Wonders to make one! I do the bulk of my sewing when the kids are asleep, so […]

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One Saturday Morning

I had the brilliant idea of making Liam some new pants this morning. Several pairs of his pants won’t snap shut anymore and I figured an elastic waistband would be the solution. I just happened to have a pattern for toddler pants in a cool book called Simple Sewing for Baby by Lotta Janesdotter. I […]

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Head Over Heels

Eleanor just loves her cloth diapers…okay she’s indifferent, really, but that’s part of the goal in making the switch–you don’t want your little one to notice (or at least not put up a fuss). Liam, our two-year-old has also made the switch (he took a little more convincing), and we’ve gotten into a good routine […]

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Handmade Hearts

This week up to Valentine’s Day has been quite a busy one. Here are a few photos of what we’ve been up to… My not-so-neat sewing cabinet, and a pair of handmade Valentine cards beside my sewing machine. Some thumbprint heart magnets inspired by this tutorial on The Wonder Years blog. And some yummy heart-shaped […]

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