Category Archives: Garage Sale Finds

Garage Sale Jackpot!

I am not even sure that I can really speak about my jackpot find today… Starts out innocently enough, right? Hmmm….wonder what is inside….. * gulp * You guys….look at this haul! I know. I’m just staring at them too. … Continue reading

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My 6 year old is sewing!

Oh man, am I a proud mama today? Yesindeedy. A has been eager to learn how to sew…forever. I don’t really know what has taken me so long to teach him. I bought him a new-in-the-box Singer 8280 for $22 … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Find: Hand pieced!

WOW, right?!!  Picked up this little beauty at a garage sale today.  Love all of the colors and perfect twin bed size.  The best bit may be that the entire top is hand-pieced! Or, the best bit may be that … Continue reading

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Weekend actual, real, no kidding accomplishments

I finally had time to sew this weekend and am going to have to change my ‘About Me‘ to indicate the second time that I sewed a garment aside from my wedding dress.   I made these PJs for my … Continue reading

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Progressing…S-L-O-W-L-Y

Ugh.  Well..I still have some backsplash tile to add, toe-kicks to add, some trim to put up around the window and the door, DH needs to hook up the extractor fan and I/we are going to replace three of the … Continue reading

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Recent Obsession

So, I have this obsession… I am collecting a collection of doll books. I think most of you must know my recent obsession with Wee Wonderfuls, but that book has ignited a search for the perfect doll to make as … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Find: Sorry Sandy

Dear Sandy Klop, You know that I love your designs enormously, and I hope you also know that I think you are one of the nicest people in the fabric industry.  I am sorry that you have to be reading … Continue reading

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Latest Baby Quilt

I love making baby quilts as they come together so quickly and easily.  I used some flannel for the randomly pieced strips and minkie for the binding. I found the pink leaf fabric on the back from a garage sale … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Find today

My Garage Sale Find today!  I am officially obsessed with this fabric.  Love the colors…what a crazy mix of vintage floral and safari animals.  Must find perfect project for this!

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Urban Ore

On the way back from holiday along the coast, we decided it was time to replace our bathroom sink (picture 80s oak with a cream sink bowl and goal hardware…ick).  Being a cheap so-n-so and into reusing whenever we can, … Continue reading

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