Category Archives: Handmade

the craft fair

Two weeks ago we went to the first of two craft fairs we’ll attend with a table of our handmade goods, this year.   We love to make things.  We like to craft, try new things, learn something new.  We are … Continue reading

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Making :: a swimming quilt

For Siena’s birthday this year, I made a new quilt for her.  I know I had made her one last year with the fabrics from clothes of hers growing up.  But I found this fabric with swimmers and I liked … Continue reading

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Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, was last weekend. As I walked around the tables filled with beautiful and wonderful things, my heart opened when most often I was greeted with Please touch! signs throughout the space. Oh well, yes, thank … Continue reading

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making elderflower fizz

  The first meal we had at our friends Mac and Ros’s home, they served the kids Elderflower Fizz.  Oh my.  What a treat!  We had never had it before, and we were hooked. We picked elder flowers from their … Continue reading

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Ludlow’s Market

The market. No matter where, farmer’s markets, or everything-markets, are so much fun to visit.  This one was the first one in our trip. Mmm… honey.  Beautiful color! So many handmade goods. Lots of fun to look around. Delicious olives … Continue reading

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making : sewing + cooking

Since we’ve arrived from our trip a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been trying to catch up in the  makings around the house.  So many ideas I have floating in my head, and I can see the end of my … Continue reading

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sewing for my paints

I made a roll for my brushes that I take when we go places.  Usually they go in a big box with everything in it, that keeps them well taken cared for.  But this time, I needed something a lot lighter. … Continue reading

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