Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Pajama pants

I like my pajamas extra long, and being on the lanky side of tall, I find it difficult to find ones that fit. I also like pajamas that don't look too pajama-y. Not that I want to be taking my kids to school wearing them, but sometimes on a weekend when we're hanging out at home and...

Monday, December 1, 2014


You can find me over at the Spoonflower blog again today, with a post on how to recover an old set of cork-backed placemats for the table. I had an old set of placemats that I was reluctant to let go of, (they were a wedding present) but they had seen WAY better days, for sure. The original image on the placemats were of tulips, which was the flower that we used to decorate the hall where we had our reception (thanks to my mother-in-law for cleverly growing them right on time!), so they were kind of special/sentimental.

There were 6 of them. These are the better looking originals. I was too embarrassed to show anyone the worst ones.
I was pretty reluctant to start on this project as I was really worried it would be a total failure. I thought they'd end up looking so homemade and a bit pathetic. I thought I'd ruin the original placemats...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cell phone pouch

This is a cell phone pouch designed by me! I made many of these a couple of years ago but when I lost the piece of paper with all my measurements I gave up making them, because really, the most complicated things about these pouches is making sure...
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