Archives for the Month of March, 2009

Happy Spring!

Hello. I am still here. There’s the Happy Spring banner I made last year while The Girl was just two months old.  However did I manage that?  Ah yes, she used to nap.  The banner is felt and for some reason I just love it so much.  But I am a sucker for Spring anyway.  […]

The Boy Paints, and Thoughts of Peter

So many, many times have I tried to create art with The Boy.  I have come at it from every angle, I have tried every medium, I have begged, I have cajoled, and I have encouraged.  He does not care to participate.  As a stitcher and an artist, it saddens me to see him missing […]

The Girl Crafts

The Boy and The Daddy Monkey were napping and The Girl toddled up to check out what I was doing.  I was working on stuffing the love birds (which much to my embarrassment, are still not finished).  First she pulled wads of the stuffing out of its box and handed them to me.  When she […]

I Made A Sock!

I cannot believe I got this done so fast.  I know some people can whip up a pair of socks in a few days, but I am not one of them.  Some day maybe. I used Alyson Johnson’s Just Yer Basic Sport Sock pattern.  It took me a while to find a basic, simple sock […]

The First of Four

I have always wanted to make a quilt for each of the four seasons.  I was just chatting with The Snail the other day and happened to mention this and she most enthusiastically replied, “that’s a great idea!” So of course that got me thinking. I’ve been buying these vintage sheets and pillowcases lately and the […]

Where the Magic Happens

Every bit of free time I have had in the last month has been spent organizing my sewing supplies.  Obviously I would love to have a whole room for my sewing, but for now I don’t mind being in the living room where I can be a part of the family action.  I have a […]