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the best of 2016

I’m a sucker for end-of-year posts, and despite my silence on this space, I’ll speak out before 2016 gives way to a new year. (And you are almost certainly correct in thinking that blogging more is on my 2017 resolutions.) Ready? Let’s do this. Three Best Sewing Projects :: the Sewaholic Granville shirt. Finally. This pattern […]

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fall, sewing mail, and self-inflicting fitting woes

I am sitting here literally eating hot fudge pudding cake cold out of a Tupperware while Oregon douses us in perfectly timed fall. Yesterday the weather was similar, if not more torrential, and Josh and I attended the wedding of two dear friends–a wedding that was an outdoor wedding. The dress I wore was one […]

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what’s saving my life right now

These past three and a half months have been kicking my butt. And winter sometimes kicks my butt too. It’s always so easy to think about what makes life hard, but what about those small mercies that save our lives in periods of darkness or adversity or sleep deprivation? Monster hot chocolate. It’s no secret […]

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resolutions: completed, abandoned, and renewed

I fell short on many resolutions from 2015. My pregnancy rendered a few of my resolutions null and void (because of either physical or energy limitations): no pants, no embroidery module, no painted bathroom, no Jane Austen. I have a few projects that are partially finished: a quilt for Asher, my master bedroom, the kids’ […]

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the baby lady

First things first: the Baby Lady. Evelyn Jane was born early in the morning on October 25. We’ve spent the past two weeks snuggling and kissing and caring for this sweet babe of ours and adjusting to being a family of four. I actually completed a fair amount of sewing in the few weeks leading […]

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