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all things craftsy

Elsa the Elephant

I finally got around to making this flannel elephant from the Elsa the Elephant toy sewing pattern. I purchased the pattern many years ago, and was motivated to make it when friends named their daughter Elsa.

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Baby Quilt

Make a quilt has been on my list of goals for a while.  Last year I got a gift certificate for a class at the Cambridge Quilt Shop.  It was an excellent class and I finally finished the final touches … Continue reading

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The 2011 EasterKiwis

The tradition continues.  Introducing the EasterKiwis of 2011 . . . The JFK mini-series: Will and Kate: Black Swan: Charlie Sheen: and  a Vampire: Not our best year, but we were happy to get any done at all this crazy … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Bib

A baby gift that I made a while back based on the Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

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Wine Cork Keychains

Here is another crafty wedding project from my brother’s wedding. Made these as favors for the rehearsal dinner and at my brother’s wedding.  I’m a big fan of this project because it reuses one of my favorite things, wine corks!  … Continue reading

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Bird Crafts

This project turned out to be good for a wedding and baby gifts.  My brother and his wife had a love bird theme for their wedding way back when they got married in 2009.  It was cool then, but now … Continue reading

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Paint by Number Wall Mural

A while back I was totally inspired by Scott and Cheryl’s Paint by Number Wall mural and was determined to find a wall in my house to do the same.  When I was 8 months pregnant and it was time … Continue reading

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Paper Santa Hat

We spent last Christmas in Arkansas and realized that we didn’t have a Santa hat of any kind when it came time to open presents.  We turned to the internet and figured out how to make a paper hat.  We … Continue reading

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Giant Vegetables

I helped sew this giant ear of corn for LexFarm to use during the Lexington Patriot’s Day Parade.  The Emerson Umbrella had a session to guide folks with making large items out of kite materials back in March.  I must … Continue reading

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EasterKiwis 2010

Now presenting our recent batch of EasterKiwis: To see larger versions of the photos go to my Picasa EasterKiwi Album.  Please vote for your favorite kiwi below:

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