2018 Make Nine · creativity · sewing

Sewing the Lou Box Top

First up on my 2018 Make Nine list was a Lou Box Top. I partially chose that one first because I had already bought the pattern and fabric for two of them - an easy win to start off the year! It's a little wrinkled right out of the wash, but I grabbed the chance… Continue reading Sewing the Lou Box Top

2018 Make Nine · knitting · sewing

2018 Make Nine Sewing Plans

If you're a sewist, maybe you've heard of the Make Nine hashtag. For those of you who haven't seen it, this bit of genius is from Rochelle of Home Row Fiber Co. She started it "by accident" in 2015, and it's just kept gathering speed since. She has more information and guidance for anyone wanting… Continue reading 2018 Make Nine Sewing Plans

family · home life · joy list · kids · reading

Five Things That Are Bringing Me Joy

  I acknowledge the goodness of giving thanks! And gathering together, even just for a moment's reflection, the things (and people, books, ideas, or moments) that have shaped me in the last season, that have brought me greater knowledge, more comfort, deeper joy. So here are five things I'm loving right now:   I just… Continue reading Five Things That Are Bringing Me Joy

creativity · reading · yarn along

Crafting and the Library (Finally!!)

I finally got my library card sorted out, and I can now put things on hold online. What a thrilling event that is!! All the books, at my fingertips! Browsing the online catalogue is a little less romantic than walking the stacks, and there's less opportunity for serendipity, but with two small people in tow… Continue reading Crafting and the Library (Finally!!)