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I don't think anyone is too interested in snow and PTA. That's about all going around here at the moment ;) But I do have some toys coming up on Sew Mama Sew next week
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I've been spending a lot of time watching videos for the Cricuit Explore while I sit and cut out letters for the STEM Fair posters. Sigh. I know I *need* one of these. How do I justify it?! Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
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It's no secret that I've become a smitten kitten with Margaret Bloom's book on creating peg doll people. Making Peg Dolls, opened my eyes to a whole new world of cute and has kept Phoebe and I busy since Christmas.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
I've been making so much behind the scenes. I hate things I can't share. I'm doing a few blog tour dealios so those will pop up eventually. And I made a new design for Land of Nod. Top secret I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
it does stretch, but just a little. that's why I think it'll be great for toys, won't totally lose its shape. I think it'd be cute for sweatshirts!
Toggle Commented Feb 4, 2015 on Birch Fabric's organic fleece at Wee Wonderfuls
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I did get the cut out dolls! I made them for Phoebe for Xmas. So cute. I got the canvas print and they turned out really well. This fabric line has inspired me to quilt after so long. Now if I can muster up courage to cut into it.
Toggle Commented Jan 28, 2015 on Birch Fabric's organic fleece at Wee Wonderfuls
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This stuff is just lovely! I bought it because I was curious and so glad I did because I love it. So soft and not too stretchy, beautiful color. I'm going to use it in Phoebe's Teagan White quilt but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Yep, you need the button. My brain is slow this am without coffee but it's somehow the button that allows it to spin, the space it puts between the doll and the thread?? I know I'm not explaining that at all, but I suggest using the buttons.
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look at the whole gang! so fun! I really want to do one of those big felt play scenes like she has in her second book. we are starting on players for an ocean scene and I just screwed up the mermaid's face so I'll have to try that trick.
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2015 on more peg dolls at angry chicken
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The pom pom garland from the Winter decorations bin didn't quite make it up this year. Instead it's been piled up on my buffet to be a pom pom forest. That's cute too. It's sorta making me batty because I'd... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Some projects are difficult. Project Life is really hard for me. The one bazillion decisions involved... picking photos, placement, embellishment, journaling, etc. I can't tackle it if anyone else is in the house, if I have any errands or interruptions,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Zero degrees + inches of snow + a new cold = day spent on couch crocheting myself this scarf. Ready for the subzero temps! from my stash of sheepish yarn and this stitch, catherine's wheel Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Margaret Bloom's book, link is in previous post
Toggle Commented Jan 8, 2015 on more peg peeps at Wee Wonderfuls
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I'm using watercolors and acrylics, whatever I have on hand. The pegs I got from amazon when I ordered the book but I'm about to order more from Casey's Wood Products.
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2015 on more peg peeps at Wee Wonderfuls
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Oscar was feeling left out so I made him this fellow. Then he went back to his video games. And I made this gal inspired by this tourist scarf I've hanging in my craft room. Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Last year for Christmas I bought Phoebe the Klutz Clay Charms craft book/kit and she played with it all break. It was super fun to see her really get into a craft project. So this year I wanted something similarly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
They all came down this weekend and then, it snowed! Finally we get our Christmas snow. I ran around and took a bunch of photos before it all came down. We had a very gray December so I didn't post... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
I couldn't decide if I was sending out cards this year. I was determined this year to simplify the holiday and not stress myself or anyone else out. But what's the wheat and the chaff with Christmas? It's hard to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Illumination at the Morton Arboretum. Of course it was the only rainy day all month but even in the rain this was pretty cool. Hope to catch it in the snow next year. Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Must celebrate with kitty torture and dinner at Two Brothers. Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Sorry to report, Wee Wonderfuls has been taken over by the villians. Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Wee Wonderfuls
Chicago is trying to break records with most gray days in a row. I've hardly taken any photos of holiday crafting or merriment because it's so dreary. What I wouldn't do for a sunny or snowy day. I don't even... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls