Archive for July, 2008

world’s greatest fabric store

July 30th, 2008

I wish I never found this: Mood Fabrics

I want my mommy

July 29th, 2008

There are moments when even mommies want their mommies. Thursday night I was home alone with the kids, when Sylvie dropped a glass Izzie’s soda bottle on our back stoop. I have this sixth sense, and should have trusted my instinct when she grabbed the bottle and I thought, “Amazing how none of the kids […]

goldie locks and the three cupcakes

July 29th, 2008

whats for dinner?

July 29th, 2008

What if I told you there were a way to spend more time with your kids, improve your sex life, and make your waistline thinner? Well, there is. There is a story that has made it’s way around the internets about a professor, a mayonnaise jar, and two cups of coffee. It goes like this: […]

this weekend in stitches

July 27th, 2008

It has been a busy week and a busy weekend, but figured I’d post some of the projects I worked on this afternoon to remind me that although I didn’t do much sitting around, I got a lot done. A smock I fashioned from an un-used men’s seersucker shirt. I had an idea what I […]

Welcome Ruby May

July 25th, 2008

Here’s Ruby May who was welcomed into the world Tuesday at 6:30PM. She measures in at 7lbs 8oz, 21 inches. Likes milk and cuddling. Dislikes poopie diapers.

a newbie

July 23rd, 2008

A new girl was born yesterday – Ruby [middle name] – to April, Jake and Dean. We’re going to go see her today, so I’ll be back with more details tonight or tomorrow.

the pirates are coming!

July 23rd, 2008

I know, it is all about pirates these days. I’m working on a pattern for a swing shift for a new baby, so there will be other things on the blog, I swear. Anyway, if you are in San Francisco this weekend with pirate lovers, the big ships are coming to harbor. At noon today, […]

how much fabric do I need

July 22nd, 2008

I’ve seen a lot of traffic come through my site looking for “how to measure fabric for a reupholstery project” or “how to estimate how much fabric I need to recover…”. My approach is to measure the old fabric covering before buying the new fabric, as you’ll find that you actually need more supplies than […]

web notes

July 21st, 2008

Doug wrote a web utility that mimics the Mac program Stickies, basically post it notes for your computer. His utility lets you log in using your Google ID and save notes on a webpage. It is pretty cool. Check it out

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