I really want a tiny set of all 24 dolls from the book for our tree. So far, Koji's done. Might get another one or two done this Christmas but I think this will be a many-year project for sure. As all good crazy Christmas projects are!… More
Ellie knows all to well what it’s like to be forgetful and lose track of one’s baubles and little necessities in life. She does not want you to suffer this same fate. At just the right size to carry your notepad and lip balm, Ellie is here to save the day.
The blog tour for the book starts today! Here’s the itinerary. I’m starting today at my pal Amy’s house with a giveaway of an autographed book so head over and sign yourself up!
September 27: Angry Chicken Interview
September 29: My Paper Crane Review/Image Gallery
October 1: True Up Review/Vintage Fabric Giveaway
October 4: Ohdeedoh Review/Q + A
October 6: Inchmark Vintage Toys
October 8: House on Hill Road A Wee Wonderfuls Project/Q + A
Melanie posted some of the other possible covers for our book over on the STC blog. Super fun! I don't think I'd even seen some of those. This blue one is cute! We were rooting for the one with the girl but I do love the one they chose. Really with Jen Gotch's gorgeous photos it'd be impossible to go wrong.
August 1, it’s official, the book is OUT! Amazon shipped pre-orders pretty early and I’ve received so many kind, wonderful emails from you guys. Thank you so much! And look, even two cuties in the flickr group already! This is exciting!!
Tim and I put together this little “instructional” video to show just how easy it is to make yourself a little pal.
And here are some of the beautiful photographs from the book which were done by the amazingly … More
So this is very exciting to say – I can actually point you to that bear pattern from the other day and also 23 other patterns that I've had to keep under wraps for months. He's in here! The book! It doesn't come out until August 1st but you can preorder here if you're the planning ahead type.
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