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marimekko fabric: what would you make?

mr.madeItSo was lucky enough to have a chance to visit sweden recently. i’ve hinted pretty heavily that if you travel anywhere and want to buy me something, you can’t go wrong with fibre (yarn or fabric) from that area. before … Continue reading

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pillow covers

oh, i have missed sewing! but i just didn’t know it…  i mentioned before that we have some repair work going on in our home, and my craft studio has not been very accessible.  really, it’s just a small room … Continue reading

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you made it so: la Vie Nouveau

blog noise. you know that scene from the movie bruce almighty, when jim carrey is suddenly able to hear everyone’s prayers in real time, and the result is deafening and overwhelming? that’s sometimes how i feel when floating around blogland. … Continue reading

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the weekend in a nutshell

it was one of those sunny, not-a-cloud-in-the-sky weekends… i thrifted this (i have plans for it)… made progress on this… attempted to decipher this… (anyone?) broke this: (woops, that was unintentional but a crafty fix is in the mix) and … Continue reading

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re-covering an old lamp shade

i have this old lamp shade. i’ve had it since i was a child. it has moved with me, many times, and the ratty, pleated “dusty rose” cover was more dusty than rose. and so, i stripped off the fabric, … Continue reading

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