dance pants!

that I’ve done this so many times now that I can make basic pants from start to finish in under 1/2 an hour!D’s first dance class (pre-ballet, pre-tap combined in a 1 hr class, 1/2 of each, for ages 3-4) is tomorrow (today… 13.5 hours…go to bed!). I bought the shoes (so cute!), but was […]

Sewing for The Bean

I’ve been making dresses for my daughter, but I don’t want to waste time on things she’ll wear for a few months, I’m making 2Ts and up, hoping that she’ll get a little more use out of them then…So here’s the first one I made. I bought the fabric a LONG time ago, cause I […]

My first hat!

Made from scraps, hence the lighter seersucker 1/2 brim. I didn’t finish the edges; in fact, I snipped them, so hopefully, over time, they’ll fray like a ragged blanket? it’s reversible, the other side is all the same turquoise seersucker… I wish I had put the mismatched part on the other side from the embroidery… […]

Detail shot of my wedding dress

I need to get it "preserved"… But since I never officially finished it (I was sewn in, and I seamripped myself out!), I haven't bothered yet…LOTS of seedbeads on this dress. LOTS.It's hard to tell, but the top front was like 9 pieces or something. Dupioni silk has such visible grainlines that we cut the […]

LOTS of homemade!

Shirt on DH (matches D's, maroon with teeny white bunnies, only visible up close, so DH can wear it and not feel soft).Sling (grey boucle suiting on the outside, Kelly green minkee on the inside)Dress on the Bean (matches mine. Mine is solid with floral trim, hers is reverse. I love matchy matchy…)

D’s train blanket

Made 1.5 years ago, still loved.The fabric was so expensive, but SO Darren (antique trains on one side, with the same trains plus airplanes and automobiles in boxes on the reverse.)

Homemade mixed berry jam

I love it cause it makes our initials:CSB and RRBCranberry Strawberry BlueberryRedRaspberry Blackberry (ok, maybe the red is cheating a little, but it's still cool, and unbelievably yummy!)

Four little owls…

… Sitting on a branch…Made d a turkey and cheese panini about 2 months ago, now it's his favorite meal ever.This month he also has to have a corner turned into "and the moon shining down from up above"

My own appliqué creation…

I have 9 blocks…Not sure if they're a quilt in-and-of themselves, part of a bigger quilt, or a crib bumper… So for now they're just boxed up…