Category Archives: Sewing

A Rainbow Pixel Quilt

I made this quilt for Alexis’ first birthday, and I’m just now getting around to sharing the pictures. Three months late is better than a whole year late, right? I had rainbows on the brain for Alexis’ first birthday, and … Continue reading

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

My niece is a big fan of the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Her mama mentioned to me that they make Brown Bear fabric, but she didn’t think she’d ever have time to make anything with … Continue reading

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A Little Birthday Gift

Alexis attended her first birthday party today, for a little girl she met on a play date. She loved playing with the toys and the other babies at the party, feeding herself ice cream with a spoon, and hanging out … Continue reading

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A Little Thank You

I’ve blogged about breastfeeding before. I mentioned it when I wrote about getting a lip tie revised, and I mentioned it again when I was publicly shamed for feeding my hungry baby. I spend a lot of time breastfeeding, thinking … Continue reading

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Two Little Dolls for Two Little Girls

You might have noticed the little doll on the dresser in my post about Alexis’ nursery. I made her as a Christmas present for Alexis, using the Black Apple pattern via Martha Stewart. This was my first time using the … Continue reading

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A First Christmas Ornament

I made Alexis a little ornament to commemorate her first Christmas. I search around online for inspiration, and found these adorable little onesie ornaments for sale at EdgeofClarity on Etsy. I wanted Alexis to have something made with her mama’s … Continue reading

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A Dirndl for Baby

Alexis descends from two families filled with German blood, who really have spent no time thinking about their German heritage or doing anything particularly German. Since her daddy decided to join the air rifle shooting team at the local German … Continue reading

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