Category Archives: 2010

Stocking Cap

I found this easy pattern for a fleece stocking cap. (Like an old fashioned sleeping cap.) Mine came out wonderfully and I highly recommend it. Advertisements

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Americana Messenger Bag

*Sorry…some of these pics aren’t great.This messenger bag was a gift for my daughter’s friend in Germany. She loves all things American. I used 4 different cotton fabrics for this one. This is the front flap. It has a ruffle … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Chocolate Cupcake Skirts

I found the cutest cupcake fabric. One with a pink background and one with a brown background. Miss H thought it would be fun to twin with her friend Miss G. Miss H made 90% of both of these skirts … Continue reading

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Irish Dance Doll Dress

My daughter has been wanting an American Girl doll since she was 4 or 5. We never had it in the budget to buy one when she was young, and really just forgot about it as she got older. Well, … Continue reading

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I have a new hobby….like I needed another one! Steampunk…. One person describes Steampunk as “science meets romance”. I’ve always loved history, including Victorian clothing and furniture. I also love fantasy novels. Time travel, steam locomotives, airships, steam powered weaponry, … Continue reading

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This year, Miss H chose to dress up as Renge from Ouran High School Host Club. She insisted on making this costume herself. (Which I was more than happy to let her do!) Here is Renge from the anime….. And … Continue reading

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The Chronicles Of The Imaginarium Geographica… Book Review

Quite the mouthful, isn’t it? I stumbled upon the first book in the Chronicles Of The Imaginarium Geographica several years ago at the library. The first book, Here There Be Dragons, introduces the Imaginarium Geographica. Its a book of maps … Continue reading

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