Category Archives: crafts

Pathfinder Vest

The patterns from Twig & Tale are so well written and flattering.  After making the Dragon coat, I made the Pathfinder vest for my second daughter.  I love that they encourage re-using/re-purposing. I’ve already made sweaters and shirts into dresses. … Continue reading

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Dragon Coat

My daughter requested a dragon costume for Halloween this year.  I found a very well done pattern for a pea coat with animal features here and made the dragon modifications.    She loves it and so do I. I used a … Continue reading

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Plus Quilt Finished

I’m so happy I finally completed this quilt today. I started it late August in preparation for my daughter’s new room. I used many fabrics from an Alison Glass color sampler pack and added in other fabrics from my stash. … Continue reading

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Scrappy Trip Around the World

Another recent baby quilt. I managed to finish this one in a month. It was fun to make the scrappy trip around the world blocks with the tutorial from here. I only used five colors in each block because I … Continue reading

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Candy Coated

This quilt was a gift for a one year old’s birthday. It was a quick project scrap based on the Candy Coated Pattern in Sunday Morning Quilts. It finished 36 inches by 45 inches. I rarely machine quilt and when … Continue reading

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