Monthly Archives: April 2013

Breaks Etc…….

So I know I’ve been missing, but I haven’t been lazing about, just taking a break from blogging for a bit (not actually on purpose, I’ve just been super busy and taking pictures and editing them, then writing a post just wasn’t making the cut.)  We got back from China, and the kids went back…

Emmie the Chef

We are back from China! We have actually been back a couple of days, but since it still has been spring break, I haven’t been on the internet much. But as all good things must come to an end, everyone is back at school and work now, so I am trying to clean the house…

Sarah’s Maxi Dress

Remember when I showed pictures of us at the beach and said that Sarah had let me take some pictures of the dress we made her? Here are the pictures of the dress we made her! We used Butterick B5763 to make the dress, altering only the sleeves, the length, and the fabric choice. (She…

Patio Rug

Anyone on my Instagram will have already seen these, but I thought I would share progress over here, These pictures are of our new patio rug!  We bought super realistic Astro Turf from the flower market ($125 worth) and used it to make a rug! The rug is weatherproof, has drainage holes, and is designed…

Patio Furniture

So, I finished recovering my patio furniture.  It ended up being TOTALLY different than any of my plans! I decided to order the bird fabric and the cream fabric that I was positive that I wanted (along with a yard each of a couple of blues that I liked) so that I could see the…

Guest Posting Today!

I’m guest posting today over at Daisy Chain Creations, for Sally’s Sowing While You Sew series! Emmie and I had a fun time making zippered pouches, and there is a full tutorial. (The Iron/water drips on my ironing pad are so pretty. Ugh, I am seriously the worst blogger!) Anyway, please hop on over and say…