Month: April 2016

Bursting at the Seams

I am so excited I can hardly stand it – I am getting my own craft/sewing/art room, and I didn’t have to wait for the kids to grow up and move out so I couldContinue reading


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Homer for Harley

Harley’s softball team had a double-header in Heppner last weekend which was great because that is where her dad’s family is from, and that is also where my oldest daughter, Emma, and her fiance, Jordan,Continue reading


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To Do Tuesday April 26th

I didn’t get nearly as much done on my list last week as I wanted, but I am still feeling pretty good because I got the most important stuff done!  It’s time for another To Do TuesdayContinue reading


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Making a Medieval Inspired LARP Dress

Todd and I participate in a LARP Group, Sojourn, that holds two events each year, and I have written about it several times (use the LARP tag in the right-hand side bar to view all theContinue reading


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Florence Kimono – Take 1

I am taking part in the 2016 Quarter 2 Finish-A-Long, and one of the projects I listed that I wanted to finish was the Florence Kimono by Sew Caroline. I wasn’t sure whether or not FlorenceContinue reading


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Trackster

Reagan is participating in track this year after a year off, and she is really enjoying herself!  I love that I finally have another kiddo in track that I get to watch. Don’t get meContinue reading


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Hand Beading – April’s Try Something New Every Month Project

I ran across Stephanie’s and Rebecca’s co-hosted project, Try Something New Every Month (TSNEM) for 2016, in December, and I decided to participate because there are a lot of sewing techniques I have never tried andContinue reading


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Making a Russian Kokoshnik

Our LARP group is having a “formal” encounter at our first event this year, so I made myself a dress out of plum colored microsuede.  In addition, My Try Something New Every Month project for April isContinue reading


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Mother’s Day DIY Gift Ideas

Did you know Mother’s Day is less than three weeks away?  Emma’s wedding is the day before, and since we are making a lot of big purchases for it, I decided to look for someContinue reading


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Reach for the Brass Ring

A lot of people don’t know that I was born in Missoula, Montana, my mom’s home town and the home of the University of Montana where my dad earned his PhD.  Throughout my life weContinue reading


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Amazing Sewing Table!

I’ve talked before about not having a dedicated sewing/craft room in our house because we just don’t have room.  Because of that, my sewing machine is in the living room against an island wall thatContinue reading


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To Do Tuesday April 19th

I am feeling really good this week because not only did I make great strides on my to-do list, I even added an item and completed it, as well!  It’s time for another To Do TuesdayContinue reading


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