This is my first Mother’s Day. The most important role of my life, and it’s a dramatic one. This is still (mostly) a sewing blog, so I’ve sprinkled two cute projects into this post, but I’d also like to reflect on the last four months. If you’ll indulge me… Before I had my daughter, I …
I never planned for this to become a baby clothing blog, and I don’t *think* it has, but I can’t stop making absurdly cute outfits. Pinafores have had a bit of a resurgence thanks to The Queen’s Gambit. These definitely aren’t Queen’s Gambit pinafores — more like baby Dorothy pinafores. I’m very into it. See? … Continue reading Petite Pinafores
Oh my! These next projects are impossibly cute. I’m obviously still in new mom mode, because the awe of teeny tiny clothes hasn’t worn off just yet. The spit up and sleepless nights? Those have worn off (but she’s worth it). My daughter is only two months old and at the tail end of her … Continue reading Bloomers, Gingham and Bears
I am so sick of winter. It’s been snowy and cold and… is my quarantine showing? But in all seriousness, this has been a tough winter on everyone. Just to keep things interesting, I had a baby in December. A pandemic wasn’t tough enough, right? She’s the light of my life, but she’s really good … Continue reading Is it Summer Yet?
I am proud to say that I finally found a suitable summer yarn craft. There’s not too much to say about this other than it’s a coaster–and I love it. Being my first and only attempt at this, I’ll admit it’s a tad bit sketchy, but I feel as though the imperfections add a little … Continue reading Cotton Coaster
I recently filled this summer’s R&R quota on a week-long beach vacation. The small town borders Lake Huron and is known for its out-of-this-world beautiful sunsets (the picture below doesn’t do them justice). Anyways, the cottage we rented happened to have handmade dishcloths, and the town had a yarn outlet. Obviously this led to a … Continue reading Sunset Series