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Going Camping

| For Kids

What doll wouldn’t love to go camping with her dog? I made this tent for my daughter’s American Girl dolls. When not napping with my daughter, Isabelle and Big Baby (she named that doll herself when she was 3) can be found hanging out in the tent with her puppy. This tent was made with […] Read more…

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Apple Picking in Polka Dots

| Apparel, For Kids

This is the first of two Apple Picking dresses I recently made Gwyneth. I love how this one turned out. Simple but with so many beautiful details. (And who doesn’t love polka dots??) I love the tiny gathers on the sleeves. And the bow. For the hem, I added a tiny row of stitching at the […] Read more…

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Divided Basket for Connor

| Bags, Totes and Zips

Like many of you, I have been cleaning and purging my house via the KonMari method -holding onto what brings us joy and letting go of what doesn’t. For me that’s also about finding creative ways to store those items most precious to us – even when those precious items are your 11-yr-olds and not yours. […] Read more…

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Crocheted Sloth

| For Kids, Yarn Love

Last week I posted about a crocheted sampler bag that I made to help me re-learn how to crochet. Well, it all led to this. The most adorable crocheted sloth. Seriously. How cute is this? It took me a while to make but it was so worth it. This adorable little addition to our family […] Read more…

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Re-learning an old skill

| Accessories, Yarn Love

When I was maybe 7 or 8, my grandmother came to visit from Oregon. I hardly ever saw her since she lived so far away. On this particular visit, she decided to teach me how to crochet and knit. So on one sunny afternoon, she taught me to knit while sitting on the front stoop of my […] Read more…

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