Tag Archives: handmade

messenger tote

I made this before I left for artfest.  I always feel like I need a new bag whenever I travel somewhere.  Does anyone else feel the same way?  Lucky for me I can sew, otherwise this could be an expensive … Continue reading

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caterpillar book

Like our caterpillar book?  Made it with my I-guy.  He LOVES Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar book and he wanted to make his own version.  See the leaf with little egg? Originally, I was trying to remember how to … Continue reading

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cat collaboration

Today little I-guy started the day with some drawing which led us right into sewing. How could I refuse a, “can we make him?” complete with big begging eyes. He picked everything of course. He is a guy who knows … Continue reading

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Is today really the 27th? How did I forget about this!  I’ve been thinking all day that it is the 26th, even though I worked yesterday and and wrote the date a gazillion times.  That’s what 12 hour shifts will … Continue reading

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Eye care about stuff

A little pun for you.  Just feeling a little goofy, and tired this morning.  Maybe I’m feeling an adrenaline high from all of the positive feedback about my show.  The nervous queasiness is there making a slow and steadily increasing … Continue reading

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a weird day

*Panic # 1~ My computer screen went black– nothing.  My computer support services (my hubby) is out of town so had to stress until his work day was over and I could call him. *Panic #2 ~ Then I was … Continue reading

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my birds of change

I just realized that I never shared all of my birds with you. I like ’em so much, I made one for myself too.

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Swimming in a sea of birds

Yep, still workin’ on that bird swap. The hardest part for me was waiting for all the birds to come in–which took FOREVER!!  I never know when to cut the strings and say, “sorry, can’t wait any longer”.  Some never … Continue reading

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Daily Planning

I’m a planner, list maker and box checker-offer. I have to write things down, especially plans/dates far into the future, or I’ll forget. Like, the family reunion in May. If I didn’t have that written down, I’d have to ask … Continue reading

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Bird of Change Exchange

Happy New year everyone!  Are you ready for a creative way to start the new year? With the holidays behind us (phew!) and the new year looking straight at us, I thought I’d host a Birds of Change Exchange.  I’ve … Continue reading

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