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the baby’s room

Well.. it’s June! Junebaby’s month. Actually she’s due to arrive in less than a week. And while she probably won’t be sleeping in this room for months I’ve been trying to finish up the nursery before she arrives. I still have a few more projects I wanted to get to. I really want a shaker peg board and the hunt continues for the perfect mid-century rocking chair. And we definitely need a little chair-side table of some sort. I was … More

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The thing one quickly realizes when trying to cover a wall with doll quilts, even a small wall, is that you need a certain density or it doesn’t work. To that end this week produced a few more additions for the wall. They’re all pretty much quicky specials — three of them I made yesterday.

Pinky here is made from thrift store linens. I ran out of batting so it has just flannel inside and I did a pillowcase binding … More

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a new little quilt

I finished up another little quilt for junebaby’s wall this morning. I followed this pattern here. It’s a fun pattern to make. I highly recommend it!

I have two more little quilts swimming around in my head. A fussy cut number and one with some embroidery. I hope my energy lasts and I can get to them.

Thanks for all the nice comments on the house pics! I’ve been wanting to put up more photos everyday but there’s one … More

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maybe not quite so small

I finished the first doll quilt. I’m in serious love with this quilt that Jen showed from the Tokyo International Quilt Festival and so I thought I’d try a teeny tiny version of it. At first I
really wanted to totally recreate it as best I could, have lots of super tiny blocks, do the same quilting design, etc. It quickly became apparent making super elaborate tiny quilts wasn’t where I wanted to go. Then I was listening to … More