Dabbling

For Valentine's Day this year, Sweetie suggested we forego purchasing gifts and make each other something instead.  Swoon!  I had about 76 ideas, and ultimately settled on cross stitching Sweetie's motto for the year: Keep Calm and Carry On.  It's a good motto for life in general, but I also thought a prettily stitched and … Continue reading Dabbling

The Gift of Handmade

It has been a little overwhelming around here, what with all the baby gifts that keep showing up on our doorstep.  A very high percentage of them have been handmade; knit, crochet, or sewn, people's talent is astounding.  I am impressed and inspired by the time and thought that has gone into each item. The … Continue reading The Gift of Handmade

Day 27

A knitter's baby shower brings out the generosity of other crafters, I tell you.  There were handmade gifts all over the place exhibiting the mad skills of sewers and knitters alike.  I am overwhelmed with the thought and time that went into these gifts and would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all of … Continue reading Day 27