Birthday Dress and Cloche Hat

Here are the knit birthday dress and crochet hat I made for Ava’s 5th birthday next week. It’s a cotton summer outfit but she has a March birthday so we added tights and a long-sleeved shirt to make it season-appropriate. I’m so pleased with how it turned out, especially after the mishaps of the original attempts (read about it here). Parties I’m joining …

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Christmas Project Fail or Surprising Success?

I got into a panicked funk right before Christmas about pajamas for the kids that I was trying to sew. I even wrote about it, considering it a Christmas project fail. I started knitting a scarf this week and am definitely feeling more enthusiastic for crafting at a slower pace again. Sometimes the Christmas deadline is too overwhelming when trying to get everything else done. Now, because the big day is over, I’m going to finish those pjs with enthusiasm! The kids aren’t going to care if it’s a few days after Christmas that they receive them. They might not even

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Hi! I'm Elizabeth

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