Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pretty Pink PJs For My Princess

I took some time last night to “fix” my cutting mistake on Anna’s pajama shirt.  I was using the Easy Linen Shirt pattern from Sewing for Boys but I had cut out two front pieces that went the same direction.  … Continue reading

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Easy Kid-Approved Lunch

We were out of bread one day this week so instead of sandwiches (sadly, one of our go-to lunches here — it’s what the kidlets like even if I’d prefer other options…) we made some tea biscuit dough and cut … Continue reading

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Lila Tunic Revisited

This is the Lila Tunic from Tanya Whelan’s Sew What You Love:  The Easiest, Prettiest Projects Ever.  I made it earlier this year for Anna (here).  This one is a size 13/14 and I kept it tunic length this time. … Continue reading

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Injecting Some Pink

In the middle of all the boy sewing I’ve been doing, I thought it might be a good idea to throw in something pink for my daughter.  We found 2 1/2 yds of this wonderfully soft pink flannel at the … Continue reading

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Completed: Noah’s Vest (and Pants. Again.)

Finally got around to hitting up the fabric store for lining fabric for Noah’s vest that was cut out and ready to sew up.  About $70 later, and two large bags of fabric (hey!  there was a sale!  how can … Continue reading

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How Not To Start Your Day

Step 1: Get up at the crack of stupid (for the uninitiated, this occurs somewhere around 4 a.m.) to take care of the boy who’s throwing up in the bathroom.  Hey!  At least he made it to the toilet this … Continue reading

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Knee Monsters!

Boys will be boys and they will always blow out the knees on their favourite pair of pants before they outgrow them…  Here’s my latest solution to patching the knees. Just a bit of hand sewing with some felt scraps … Continue reading

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