Tag Archives: Sewing

A Little Help For My Friend

June 15, 2011

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A few weeks ago, before the gastrointestinal bug of the century hit our house, an old high school classmate of mine, Mel from Serafina and Stella, sent out a request for someone to make her a half apron for an upcoming trade show.  It was in something like 6 weeks.  That would be plenty of […]

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The End of the Thread

March 2, 2011

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And the apron saga is finally reached its finale. Can I get a Hallelujah? And a huge sigh of relief. The last missing tidbit was the cutesie little cupcakes I decided to go ahead and make to go along with the apron. Cupcakes are, after all, just little pieces of cake, right?  Wrong. Essentially, I […]

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The Apron Saga – Part Deux

February 26, 2011


It is finished! At least the apron part.  And with several hours to spare, I might add.  E2’s birthday isn’t until tomorrow, you know. The apron saga has not actually been too bad, so far.  I’m pretty impressed with myself. Once I conceded that I would just have to hand gather the ruffle, things were rolling right […]

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Progress Thus Far…

February 23, 2011

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If I were even the teensiest bit wise, I would have started this project back when I originally bought E2 this fabric.  As in, back before Christmas. If I were even a little bit smarter than that, I wouldn’t have undertaken this project to begin with. But how does one say no to a little […]

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Tools of the Trade

February 22, 2011

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My Princess will turn four on Saturday. (What?!?)  I do not even think this is possible.  She’s still two, I firmly believe.  Following her big brother around, driving him nuts by getting into everything he is doing and inevitably breaking it.  Pointing at the things she wants because she hasn’t yet fully mastered her language […]

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