Emmie

Knockoff Anthropologie Firenze Velvet Tassel Pillow

    I shared the 5 new pillows I recently made for the family room yesterday, with the promise that today I would get around to posting the tutorial for the Anthropologie inspired velvet tassel pillow,   My pillow is a knockoff of Anthropologie’s Firenze Velvet Tassel Pillow,   My teal velvet fabric color was…

How’s it going?

I keep putting off posting anything new, a. because I don’t want to overwhelm poor Paul while he is fiddling with the new design, and b. because I am currently still a little intimidated by the new WP format and figuring out how to do a post with pictures and links etc. so sorry if…

Tween Guest Post {brought home}

I am so excited to be here today, as tween sewing is one of my greatest passions! (Thanks Sally and Major Moma for having me!)  I have a total soapbox that I like to get on to complain about clothing companies not making things that are age appropriate for older kids by either having them…

Halloween 2013 {part 2}

Hello! Today was a brilliant day here in Spain; I got to go to the Royal Tapestry Workshop and see the weavers in action, which was awesome (but alas no pictures allowed.) BUT I do have a rather picture intensive post today; in complete contrast to yesterday’s puppy costume, today I have Emmie’s Witch costume…

My Flip This Pattern Offering

Today is the day that my guest post went live for Frances Suzanne’s year long series “Flip This Pattern”! I know it’s a little after the fact now, but my dress was a 4th of July/patriotic offering that I made before I flew off to the US. I would  love it if you would hop…

Roman Mosaic Placemat

We are currently attempting to survive the last few days of school, and Emmie has the last of her social studies projects coming up on Rome. 50% of her grade is taking treats to, and participating in the end of year party (Caesar Salad and Olives) 35% is her toga for that party, and 15%…