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Leah Buckley
Arlington, VA
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These tag blankies are great for small babies. Most babies love the smooth satin texture of the ribbon, and all the loops are great for little fingers and mouths. Like the pacifier clips, you can buy these almost anywhere, but... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at delight in life
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Pacifier clips are super useful if your baby uses a pacifier. Clip it to their shirt and they can almost always find their binky and put it back in their mouth if it falls out. For us they were indispensable... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at delight in life
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I am so thrilled to post that Theodore Elliott finally made his appearance—either way too late or right on time, depending on whether you ask me or him. :) He was born Friday, January 23 at 11:34 am. We are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at delight in life
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Last year, I had two sets of resolutions, one more general, and one specifically about sewing. I'm not sure exactly why I did that, except that it made sense to me to set specific goals related to sewing. I love... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at delight in life
Thanks mom :)
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2015 on a patchwork heart at delight in life
Thank you so much!! I was hoping to go to quiltcon as well but won't make it this year. Hope you have a great time!
Toggle Commented Jan 14, 2015 on an improv quilt for baby 2 at delight in life
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My awesome friend Tony contacted me to make a quilt for his new niece who will be born in Feburary. He basically left everything up to me so I went all out with the pink and girly. I've wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at delight in life
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Last year I made the first bright star quilt and listed it for sale, and a mom bought it for her soon-to-be-born baby girl. A couple months ago she emailed me to say she is pregnant again with another girl,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at delight in life
wow that is so kind of you jessie! thank you! it was actually a commissioned quilt so it's not going to be keeping me warm, sadly, but hopefully it will look great on the customer's couch! :)
Toggle Commented Jan 8, 2015 on allison's quilt at delight in life
thank you so much christin!
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I'm excited to share another commissioned quilt. I received a surprising number of custom orders in the last few months, which have been a lot of fun to work on. I still have two more to show you, but I've... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at delight in life
One of my 2014 resolutions was to read 24 books. I did not succeed. I barely cleared half my goal, with 13. And half of those were all read in January! January!! I think it is no coincidence that January... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at delight in life
Thank you Linda!!
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2015 on oh, 2014. at delight in life
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2014 was a really good year for our family. Joey grew and changed so, so much and it was truly a joy to watch him. He is funny and incredibly talkative, and he's got this goofy, sweet personality that I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at delight in life
i love this idea. i've used the Day One app on my phone before to jot down quick notes about what joey is doing now, although i've fallen away from that lately. i like the idea of having a pretty book by your bed. i ditched project life for 2014 and just ordered a big photobook from blurb to cover the whole year. i can't wait to see it! it's a much easier (and cheaper!) method of documentation that fits my life a lot better right now. weirdly, i don't even miss scrapbooking at all.
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These are so great! You're so lucky to have such great photographers to call on. I'm having trouble finding someone like that. We did family photos for the first time this year and the pictures were nice, but they weren't *special*. These are special.
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Every night, I lay Joey in his crib and lay his quilt over him. (See it here!) Normally I hardly think about it, but for some reason last night it made me a little emotional. He falls asleep every night... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at delight in life
Thank you Katie! Quilting it was not easy, but you gotta do what you gotta do!
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2014 on stacking the odds quilt at delight in life
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I made this queen sized quilt for someone who gave me the size, some potential color combinations, and then said, "whatever you want!" Which is always both fun and a little nerve-wracking. I was having trouble deciding which of her... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at delight in life
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After I got the pain in the butt Halloween costume out of the way, I was able to move on to a new set of Oliver + S Sleepover PJs. I actually bought this fabric last December at the same... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at delight in life
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I'm super late on posting about this, but I participated again in Kid's Clothes Week. This go-round was scheduled right before Halloween, so there were lots and lots of Halloween costumes in the project pool. I was no different! My... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at delight in life
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You guys. I love this quilt. It was a custom order for someone who requested a throw quilt in fall colors, and as a I started thinking on a design I kept coming back to Elizabeth Hartman's sparkle punch quilt.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at delight in life
lauren!!! omg. packing for 2 days with joey gives me anxiety, this post is practically making me hyperventilate. you are a superhero. :) good luck on tour and have fun!!! my aunt and uncle live in harrisonburg but the concert was sold out when they tried to get tickets! they're on the wait list, but I don't know if they'll be there. i told them to say hi to you if they make it.
Toggle Commented Oct 20, 2014 on Packing for Tour at Lauren Veronie : Loud Life
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Eighteen months ago, Joey was very tiny! And couldn't walk or talk or tell me he loved me! It's hard to believe any of that was ever true because now he never stops doing all of those things. But that's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at delight in life
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I have two quilts that I finished ages ago and gave away to the same family. Last week I borrowed them back so I could take some pictures! My friend's 5-year-old daughter Olivia is a fellow cat lover like me,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at delight in life