Category Archives: Sewing

The Raccoon in the Tree: A Christmas Story

One of my favorite Christmas memories is of the time that we had a raccoon stuck in the Christmas tree. We were visiting my grandparents in Massachusetts, and my uncle brought over a young raccoon. I was quite young myself, … Continue reading

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Halloween Costumes, In Progress

With only ten days to go until our family’s first occasion to wear Halloween costumes, I thought you might be interested to see how the costumes are coming together. Being acutely aware of the amount of stuff in our lives, … Continue reading

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Mermaid Skirts for the End of School

Remember when I had to go to Leesburg and “happened upon” Finch Knitting + Sewing Studio? Well, I found this fabric, Coral Queen of the Sea by Stacy Iest Hsu for Moda Fabrics, featuring mermaids in blue and coral, that … Continue reading

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