Monthly Archives: August 2009

August in Madison. Part 1.

It’s fair to say that around here the last couple of weeks have been a little something like this:

Lucky for me, my husband knows that the best cure for such times is a roadtrip, so he swept me off to Madison for my first ever (finally!) trip to the Dane County Farmers Market.

The Dane County [...]

Summer love

I know they say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. But tomatoes? Judge away. Especially in August when locally grown tomatoes start hitting the streets of the farmers market. This is when I go straight for the uglist ‘mater I can find. One that looks something like this (which, come to think of [...]

The problem with sewing gifts…

… is that you can’t play show-and-tell on the internet!
Here’s a peek at what I’ve been working on lately, though. I love that blue!
That’s all.

Bibs and burps

So many babies in my world! So many opportunities to make little gifts!
This week I did some more sewing for another expecting friend: A set of four burp cloths, a la Chickpea Sewing Studio’s diaper burp cloth tutorial (extra hint: iron the diapers so they’re nice and flat before you start cutting and sewing), and [...]