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Snail Mail!

Snail Mail!

This charming Christmas ornament kit arrived today, with another kit called ‘Winter Cabin’. These kits are available from Alicia Paulson‘s webshop called Posie: Rosy Little Things. The only one I don’t have is Ice Skating Afternoon. I’m a little worried, she warns she may not make them next year.

The Quick Change Trousers that I call Darling Baby Pants

The Quick Change Trousers that I call Darling Baby Pants

I made these reversible pants recently for a friend. She spied the pattern in Anna Maria Horner’s book ‘Handmade Beginnings‘. She asked to borrow the book, which she accidently left behind in the ruckus to get herself, her new babe and 2 young boys out the door. She was going home to the noise and calamity of roof replacement.
I decided I needed to attempt to make the pants for her. I’ve sewn a denim quilt and pajama pants a long time ago. I opted art over sewing class in highschool, so, I’m amazed that I made these!

I know, the fabric is a strange choice for a babe, but it’s all I had.  I was planning to make an apron with it, which is why I embroidery some of  Jenny Hart‘s patterns from ‘Sublime Stitching