doll giveaway!

#21 Congratulations Jenny G! She’s headed your way

It’s so hard to do but I need to let go of some old friends so I have space to make new friends. Willow is bored and wants to move on to a new home. Leave a comment below, answering her question, to be entered in the drawing. I think it’s always easier if there’s a question. I’ll leave her up a few days then pick a winner at random. US ONLY. … More

June Doll Giveaway

Alissa is our winner! Thanks everyone! I’ll get another one going for next month.

Yes, that’s a sheepish grin. Yes, I know she was supposed to be April’s (?!) giveaway doll. But hey, she’s wearing a jaunty scarf! Leave a comment if you’d like her to come live with you.

And as always, US only please because of the shipping costs. 


I’m going to start with the giveaway

Bugs coming soon… Actually we’re off to the library to get another bug book but I thought I’d get this up first. I am hoping to do some giveaways this Summer of old projects, craft supplies, just lots of miscellaneous stuff. I need to clear some space, mentally more than physically, so I can make some new things. I do not feel compelled to make new little pillows when I haven’t even sewn up the last little pillows.

These guys … More

Ottobre magazine giveaway & a bonnet

This week has been a very exciting mail week. A few days ago the Spring and Summer issues of Ottobre Design sewing magazine arrived and I have been marking pages and picking fabrics in preparation for today, my free sewing day. I just had to start with this killer cute bonnet. I want to make the matching dress too.

I was going to go with gingham just like the picture but at the last minute grabbed this vintage cheater quilt … More

a hoppy little giveaway

Phoebe and I spotted another bunny in action. We seem to have the knack. We spotted her trail first. Then we peeked the cutie herself doling out jelly beans.

handmade bunny doll at

This bunny was not as skittish and stopped for hugs and to share her candy.

handmade bunny doll at

So friendly in fact that she agreed to let us find her a new home. So it’s a bunny giveaway today! I’d hoped to make 5 of these for the shop by Easter but dang, it’s … More