Tag Archives: hand sewing

Family Heirlooms: Quilted Apron

I’m fortunate that many handmade items are still in my family, things created by my mother, grandmothers, grandfathers, aunts and great aunts. While I can claim no credit for having made them, I think they’re well worth sharing here, because … Continue reading

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In the Meantime

I had so many plans for the spring that have been delayed. And that’s life, right? But I have, in dribs and drabs, finished up a few projects. The big one, that dragged on for months–I was literally in the … Continue reading

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Making a Pattern for a New Toy from an Old Toy

My daughter’s third grade teacher is having a baby soon, and Betsy wants to make gifts. This teacher loves elephants, as do I, perhaps because my mom made these cheerful, colorful pachyderms for baby me. They were linked together above … Continue reading

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