• workin’ on the wardrobe, etc.

    I have to admit, my wardrobe is pretty stale at this point in time, due mainly to two factors: I am in the poorhouse, and I have no time to sew myself poorhouse clothes. This is because I spend all of my time doing these two things: making people fancy wedding dresses or making people […]

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  • birds + cats

    While my heat was out I decided to try to cheer + warm myself up by making myself this little bird print Helen top. I’m pretty happy about it, except for the fact that IKEA fabric is by far the most wrinkly fabric on the planet. I have made 2 tops from this fabric now […]

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  • kitty cat mystery

    Yesterday I brought this little girl home from Paws Chicago! I had been looking at cats online for a few weeks and saw this little cutie was a new cat on the Paws website Thursday…I was bowled over by Roamy’s cuteness and had to take a look! My sister and I went over to Paws […]

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  • dores handmade

    Yesterday I recieved a necklace that I orderd from dores and it is so great, I can’t wait till I have somewhere to wear it besides the studio. I also think it could be a necklace to wear with other necklaces which is always extra fun. It was a very hard decision between the dark […]

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  • lend a hand

    I spent Saturday and Sunday working on this quartet of oven mitts and potholders for a very good cause, to help a friend’s mother. “Mary Ann Freitag, a resident of Orland Park IL, suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm in May 2009. Mary Ann is 48 years old, a wife, a mother of 4, an avid […]

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  • washi tape

    Craft supplies can be so beautiful it makes me want to start hoarding. I’ve seen this Japanese tape around, but never knew where to get it in Chicago, then I found Happy Tape. Now I just need to decide on colors. [photo via happy tape]

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