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Wings for Miss Bluebird

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  journal entry: Wings. Everyone wishes they had some. Afton is turning five and her party is all about bluebirds. I made these wings for her along with a little headband, crowned with a bright and very quiet bluebird. I made a pattern out of card stock for the scallops and cut them with pinking […]

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Little Mermaid

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  My little granddaughter asked me to make a mermaid costume for her. ( Gulp ) Immediately my mind went to the problem of the mermaid’s tail. Or fins. I told her I would LOVE to make a mermaid costume for her. Then I prowled the Internet for ideas. I found this shiny and slinky […]

Leggings Like Magic

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    It was true . . .   The leggings were so easy and so fast. I found many blogs with directions and patterns and pictures. I like pictures. Each one told me exactly how to make the pattern and cut the fabric and sew the leggings. When I was finished . . . […]

Easter Sunday Once Again

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  Easter Sunday. The most wonderful day. I cooked the ham and made the rolls. My daughters brought the rest of the meal. We ate and talked and tried to keep the children inside until everyone was finished. The boys kept looking out of the windows so that they could get a quick start when […]

Cupcake Apron for Afton

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    “There is something so moving about a truly beautiful woman ¬†cooking dinner for someone she loves.” -Thomas Wolfe-     Just a quick look at another little apron. This one will help Afton when she is cooking. She cooks often. Granted, it won’t keep her perfectly clean because it is called a “half […]