An Apron for Ali

Yesterday I told you about Norah’s 3rd birthday coming on Saturday and the camera cozy I made.  Well, this past Sunday was Ali’s birthday.  She turned 8!  I wanted to make her something, but we’ve been so busy lately that time got away from me and before I knew it, Ali’s birthday weekend arrived and […]

A Camera Cozy for Norah

Norah, our second granddaughter, has a birthday coming up on Saturday.  I had a Babcia-made* gift in mind for her, but I hadn’t begun it yet when my daughter texted me with a request.  It seems that Norah wanted a purple camera for her birthday, but purple camera’s are a little hard to find, so […]

New Curtains for the Living Room

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that take me the longest time to get done. These are actually old drapes that I made for the living room a while back – maybe 5 or 6 years ago.  I liked the fabric, but the drapery look was too formal for our simple home, so I made a […]

Emma’s Sewing

“Mama, are you using this?” “Mama, can I borrow that?” “Mama, do you like this color?” “Can I have that when you’re done, Mama?” That was Emma, at my elbow, hopping in front of the sewing machine each time I got up, using the iron in between my own ironing, taking the pin cushion for […]