Etsy Shop.

I said I was not going to open a shop on Etsy. Then Angie told me I should. And we all know that she is super smart, so apparently I am listening to her. It is not up and running just yet, I’m just waiting on a few more supplies before I can post some items in my shop. I will keep you posted as to when I get everything officially going. I designed my banner/logo today, here it is:

Let me know what you think!

Brodie’s Bib.

I decided to make a bib to go with Brodie’s blanket. I hope you can tell that it is a necktie appliqued onto the bib. I am thinking of making an easy tutorial for this project. Leave me a comment if you would like to see one. Who says babies shouldn’t be able to get dressed up just because they like to spit up? Thanks to my lovely model, Wyatt.

Free Amy Butler Patterns!

If you are looking for some great free Amy Butler patterns, you can find them here. There are some great patterns, including quilts, pillows, scarves, and even a yoga mat bag, which is going to be my first project. That’s right, I like yoga. And I don’t even have to try not to smirk or peek through one eye during the mediation parts anymore. Namaste.

Told you.

I told you that my new STP being on its way would help me finish some projects. Brodie’s blanket is now ready for him. I did a simple decorative stitch to finish the edges. Now the temperature in Phoenix just needs to drop below 100 degrees and he might be able to use it before he turns 10.

Swedish Tracing Paper

I’m officially one step closer to becoming a pattern drafter/clothing designer/person with any ounce of creativity.  I just ordered some Swedish Tracing Paper.  I’m really excited.  It’s basically for tracing patterns, pattern alterations, and pattern design.  I was deciding between the STP and medical exam table paper (like the stuff on the tables at the doctor’s office that’s on a big roll), but I thought I’d try the STP first.  You can sew on it which is good for drafting patterns, and it’s a bit wider than you can get with the exam table paper.  And since I’ll have to wait for it to arrive, it’ll be good motivation to finish up some other projects that I’ve been putting off.  This is what it looks like (no big surprises, it looks like tracing paper):