If you were to go and buy a cashmere sweater in a high-end store it would likely cost round about $100 at minimum. One for you, that you would be able to wear for years. If you were to buy one for a child it would likely cost you nearly as much and you may […]
What a busy, busy time it has been over the last few weeks. There is now officially a preschooler in the house, and little Cub cut 4 teeth in September, learned to crawl and has progressed on to pulling himself up on just about everything he can.
Somehow in all this chaos I also managed […]
I’ve been dreaming about this summer’s week at the cottage, and all of the wonderful time spent in the water (I’m sure the lack of central air-conditioning and the few days where the ground floor thermostat registered 30°C played no small part in my dreams of swimming…). Thinking of all the things we would need […]
One can never have too many hats. It’s true, one really cannot. Especially if you are very small, spend a great deal of time outdoors, and are prone to activities that result in hats badly in need of a wash.
Mausi still wears the hat I made her […]
KCWC ended on Sunday, but it took me a while to get these last few photos…
The last piece I worked on during kcwc was this Oliver + S ice cream top. I must admit that my sewing got a little side-tracked this week-end by the raised […]
What fun I’ve been having with kcwc! Day 3 and part of day 4’s addition to Mausi’s collection is a pair of basic pocket pants from Meg McElwee’s ‘Growing Up Sew Liberated‘. With the exception of denim overalls, these are also Mausi’s first pair of ‘jeans’! […]
Day 1 of the KCWC has passed, and day 2 is well on its way, and I’m quite pleased that I managed to get in the required hours (and then some)! I even have something to show for it :: the sleepover pajamas from Oliver + S. I had been meaning to make these pjs […]
I had seen these buckets turn up on various blogs and I had bookmarked them in my mind as useful things to have for Mausi’s toys, winter mitts, knitting projects, dog toys and the like. Driving past a favourite fabric shop the other day I […]
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