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Love at first sight.

It was a happy mail day when this new beauty was delivered about eight wonderful weeks ago. The unboxing was super fun! If you follow me on instgram, you would have noticed my excitement at the time. I was pretty … Continue reading

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Dapper Dog Coats

If you follow me on any of my other social media channels, you know I have dogs. Many of them… and that I often make things for them. Mostly practical stuff. Dog beds. Crate covers. And now dog coats. While … Continue reading

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Handmade Wardrobe

One of the things I want to be more intentional about this year is in developing a wardrobe that is useful, functional and that is my own personal style! I have too many clothes I don’t wear so I’ve been … Continue reading

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Quilting with different textures and fabrics

I did a good clean/purge of my sewing studio recently. Marie Kondo style – for real, there were big bags leaving my quilting studio!! It was a little scary but I’m happy I did it. In the process I uncovered … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Building

Just recently, I have started to craft a bit of a personal philosophy when it comes to my work wardrobe. After many years of trying to be creative and create many different outfits from just as many different wardrobe pieces, … Continue reading

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Just in time for Christmas

One more dress. Just in time for Christmas. This has to been my favourite dress pattern. I can’t even count how many times I’ve made it now. The Made-By-Rae’s Geranium Dress is definitely a staple in my sewing repertoire. I was … Continue reading

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Why do you sew?

Why do you sew? What motivates you to spend hours in your sewing room, perched over your cherished sewing machine? I’ve written about this before (both here and here) but I was thinking about this again as I was working … Continue reading

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Our first Trick-or-Treat!

Oh my gosh!! I’m so excited! I get to go trick-or-treating this year! Ahem, I guess I should clarify that I get to take my daughter out so *SHE* can go trick-or-treating. But who are we kidding, this year those treats … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project – Part 3

In my last few posts, I’ve been sharing with you my denim quilt project (if you need you, get caught up here and here). This has been a super fun project and I’m feeling rather resourceful having used up quite … Continue reading

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The Denim Quilt Project – Part Two

Last month I shared with you a project that has been on my wish list for quilt some time – a denim quilt made entirely from recycled jeans. This month, I’m excited to share with you my finished quilt top. I’m … Continue reading

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