sewing

Two skirts are completed!

Those of you that follow me on Mylot know I’ve been working on sewing a couple of holiday themed skirts. I finished two for the most part for my older daughters so they could wear to school today. I need to start on the third one for baby girl Delilah. I made matching hair ties
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Baking those cookies!

I had to giggle a ton when making cookies tonight with my three daughters. Delilah, my toddler, knows the general idea behind making cookies and was totally excited to get in on the fun. The only problem? she didn’t want to wait to mix everything together. She grabbed a spoon and went straight to scooping
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WIP: Quilt is finished!

          I finally finished the one quilt I had started on back in July. It took a while but I’m pretty proud of it. I’ll be turning it in for a fundraiser tomorrow. 🙂 I embroidered a few hearts onto the front and did a few crochet rows around for a
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Trunk or Treating has started...

The Halloween festivities has officially begun in my area.  I had so much fun with my children at the first local event for kids. Olivia went as a purple witch and yes, she made her own dress. We bought some of the accessories all the kids wore (ears, hat, etc).  Abigail went as a rainbow
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WIP: Halloween 2017

I really wish my oldest daughter was awake to try this on (though it is for the best that shes asleep and sticking to her school routine even though school is out for the week)! I started sewing her purple dress together tonight and just really can’t wait to see it on her. I really
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Busy Sewing so many things!!!

I’ve finished the first apron I made. I love it and hope someone else does too. I already dropped it off at the missionary that has an upcoming fundraiser in November.  I totally forgot to snap a picture of it completed.. but I really loved how the off white/ creamy colored crochet embellishment looked on it.
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Story Rock Bag #4

This technically could be story rock bag #3… since it was the third I had cut out to make. I just put off sewing it until I used the thread on my bobbin up and could properly color coordinate it to the bag! I made this for one of my sisters. She actually painted the
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Story Rock Bag #3

I finished sewing my story rock bag today and redid the string/ties on Olivia and Abigail’s. I still need to finish working on my sisters. I also got a coat of sealant on the rocks my family and I painted yesterday. So far, here is a sample of my story rocks in my bag. The
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Make a Hat Day 2017!

This year my daughters and I made some hats following a vintage sewing pattern! Olivia picked the hat style from the “Easy Stitch ‘n save” M4567 by McCalls’ pattern set I have. We didn’t include the hair part for it, but followed the rest of the directions. Abby chose a variation of pink flower patterns.
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WIP: Aprons

I’ve made one apron so far and I love it! I made it in a Christmas print that is black with wrapped gifts on it. I plan to crochet on a border and then it will be ready to donate to a local missionary fundraiser. Its an adult one size and I hope someone finds it
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