For those new to dollmaking where to get the supplies can be daunting. But really you should be able to find everything you need at your local fabric/craft store if you want to get started straight away or online if you’re a planner.
from fabricworm: a dress for Phoebe from Anna Maria Horner's Folksy flannel, more Heather Ross for my stash, and Kokka's Carnival Pink because I could not resist.
from pink chalk fabrics: Christmas pillows!
from Field's Fabrics in Michigan while on vacation, knits! Some for Phoebe…
and some for me to try the Built By Wendy patterns
My order of Nani Iro from Matatabi arrived this week. It's gone to the top of the pile. I want to pick up that Simplicity 4206 and also I've been looking around at inspiration… the floral would make a great romper and man do I love this dress. While I hunt for paint splatter fabric maybe this would be a cute style for the stripey print, but I don't know if I can make that bubble skirt. Does Simplicity … More
The very last thing I should be spending my money on is more fabric but I couldn't help myself, Ed Emberley! (bought from feltcafe) I've already thought of an idea for a project though so that makes me feel better. A new pillowcase for Oscar's bed. I've got another project in mind for his bed. And Phoebe's too. I'm hoping there will be some quilting in my near future.
Tim and I always drive by estate sales and sigh a wistful sigh and then just keep driving because we have the kids in tow. That kind of sale is way too cut throat to bring a 2 and 5 year old into. But this weekend we saw one that didn't look too crowded and we were feeling brave so we stopped and I'm so glad we did.
I go through these stages where I'm all purge purge purge and … More
When Kristin at Sew Mama Sew asked me to do a fat quarter pack for them I was so so excited. I’ve realized that this just might be my favorite thing to do – putting together piles of fabric! Of course this is a virtual pile but it was just as fun. I so love making project piles… picking colors, matching up prints, imagining how it’ll all go together. I think I may need to revise my career goals with … More