Category Archives: Holidays

Sensible shoes…

I haven’t posted to my blog in months. I was feeling a lot of guilt about it. I got overwhelmed because I didn’t share ALL the things I made for Israel. I didn’t share the quilt I finished or the … Continue reading

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Handmade Happy…the process of my handmade Valentine’s present.

Valentine’s Day. I don’t know why, but this holiday always sneaks up on me. I don’t know how I forget, what with all the red and pink and cards and commercials and ridiculousness that precedes it…but I do. Once I … Continue reading

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It is hard to believe that I’ve only been REALLY sewing for about a year. Evidently people in my family have noticed that I seem to be consumed by my sewing machine because I got some GREAT sewing related gifts … Continue reading

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Muggin’ Monday

::mug rug:: I cannot get over the name ::shudder:: I really cannot get over the name. These little sweethearts are essentially giant coasters, which is what I’m going to call them, for two reasons. One: “Giant Coaster” is descriptive (and … Continue reading

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Challah Covers times Six (or Seven)

I’ve met so many wonderful people working at Wish. Amazing quilters, adorable kids, new friends, local business owners, you name it. One such person is Diane. She’s starting a business here in Raleigh called Temple Treasures. A website is in … Continue reading

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Three by Three

No, I’m not talking about anything truly math related. I’m just running out of catchy titles. Today marks the day that I’m giving up keeping the holiday sewing quiet. I have so much to show you and if I wait … Continue reading

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Happy Chanukkah!!

I’ve been sewing away for the last two weeks, but I can’t show you ANY of it because Christmakkah (Chanumas?) is upon us and every last stitch is for someone or another’s present! You see, I have such great family … Continue reading

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