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Showing posts from July, 2009

Doll for Hannah

Here is the completed doll..

Not perfect, but lovingly handmade.

Edited to add on 8-18-09...
I made a little sleeping bag for the doll

To-do list

Here are just a few things I'll be working on in the near future...
Baby boy gift set
3 flannel blankets
Blanket (full size)
3 dolls
6 aprons
mending some clothing
and I'm sure about a million more things I can't remember at this moment

Sneak peak of one of the dolls...

Bit of Whimsy Giveaway

UPDATE: Yay! I was the winner of the cute owl on day 4. Woo hoo!!!

You may remember my post about the Lambie Pie doll I made using a pattern from Bit of Whimsy Dolls... well, they are doing an awesome Christmas in July giveaway right now.

Go check it out at the Bit of Whimsy Dolls Blog.

Coastal Sunset Shorties

Here are the completed shorties...

and some action shots...

Added 7-20-09
Silly goose thought it was a hat!

It kinda looks like a Dr. Seuss style hat.

Quick baby gift set

There is a sweet little girl who's 1st birthday is just around the corner, so I whipped these up for her...

Cloth rings made from nice soft flannel (tutorial at Make It and Love It)

Knit Romper

The Never Ever Romper... as in never again will I make this out of knit. I love my sewing machine, but it just does not like knit fabrics! It is cute overall, but boy was it a pain in the neck to make!!!


Sometimes I just love to knit. The needles glide smoothly, the stitches flow freely and the yarn is just a delight to work with. My current project brings out my love of knitting.

Beautifully dyed 100% Montana Targhee Wool yarn from Mosaic Moonin the Coastal Sunset colorway.

I am knitting some shorties (wool diaper cover/shorts) for my son. The yarn is nice to work with and I love the bold colors.
I am more than half way through this pair. I am using the Itchy Fingers pattern, which I really like. I will definitely post a pic of these when they are finished.

Lambie Pie

My step-mom requested that I make some dolls for the little girls in our family. I found some really cute patterns on etsy and will be making these two designs: Lilly Lamb and Butterbean. I highly recommend the patterns from Bit of Whimsy, because they are easy to follow with plenty of photos. They are having a sale on their patterns and dolls right now. The sale is only through today, so hurry on over if you're interested!

I actually whipped one of these up last night for my cousin's daughter, Sadie. I used some scrap fabric from the bedding set I made her. I had a few issues, but am pretty excited to make some more of these dolls with what I've learned.

Her name is Lambie Pie, after a doll my cousins and I had from our grandparents.

Isn't she cute!?!?!?!