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Slinging Away with H2O 2GO Slings

I believe the last time I mentioned the H2O 2GO sling was this past summer when I had cut out pieces to make for my church’s craft sale. I also made a Seinfeld-themed sling for my sister’s birthday. Oh, and … Continue reading

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My Juki DU-1181N

Last summer, before I had even thought about adopting kittens, I was trying to make up my mind about purchasing an industrial sewing machine. I had spent all summer sewing bags out of waterproof canvas and my Singer 403A was … Continue reading

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Becoming A Cat Momma Again

It’s been almost three months since I last posted on this blog. Not because we haven’t done anything, but because I’ve been so busy that I just haven’t had time. I didn’t do any sewing for almost a full two … Continue reading

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More Crossbody Purses

When I haven’t been making H2O 2GO slings, I’ve been making purses. I have three to show you that are made using the On a Break Crossbody pattern by Sincerely Jen. Until recently, this was the purse that I carried … Continue reading

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The Next Files

Two weeks ago I showed you some of the file handles Jay made. What happens when you have slightly larger files that don’t have handles? You make larger handles. This is a good project for some of those little scraps … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #44

Project Linus Blanket #44 “Frozen Lake” This is my latest blanket for Project Linus. I used Creative Grandma’s pattern Winter in the Woods. After I saw this pattern on YouTube I wanted to give it a try. It was a … Continue reading

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Getting a Handle on a File

I knew it had been a while, but I didn’t realize it had been two months since I’d last posted. You probably thought that we disappeared! Perhaps we had to join the Witness Protection Program. Or maybe we’d won the … Continue reading

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More H2O 2GO Slings!

You might remember that a few months ago I made Jay’s mom a H2O 2GO sling for her birthday. She uses it a lot and loves it. This year our church is asking parishioners to donate hand crafted items to … Continue reading

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No More Carpet!

This past weekend we celebrated Memorial Day in the United States. Most people plan picnics, family gatherings and other fun things. What do I do? I plan projects. Most of the time it involves my flower beds, but this year … Continue reading

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Cat Purses!!

Be honest… who hasn’t wanted a purse with cats on it?? Well, I made a couple. On A Break Crossbody bag by Sincerely Jen Patterns This is the pattern that I used to make my own purse last year. I … Continue reading

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