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baby shower


This past weekend, I orchestrated a surprise baby shower for my sister-in-law, who is expecting twin boys. Since she and my brother live in Japan, we decided to do the shower via Skype, so that family members could call in from around the country. I sent gifts ahead of time, including a few handmade ones.


Using Prudent Baby's top-knot hat tutorial, I made two little hats out of organic cotton...
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do. good stitches banner quilt


Way back in August, I was tasked with deciding on what quilt my circle of do. Good Stitches (the Wish Circle) would make. I eventually settled on making a variation of this quilt, by Ellen Luckett Baker. I asked my circle members to make the banner blocks in primary colors: red, blue and yellow. You can see the two blue blocks that I made here.


After receiving all of the blocks from my circle...
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salty oat banner

Sneak peek of the banner for my table at Merry Mart, coming up on December 5 in Baltimore.
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etsy favorites: bunting + garlands

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our wedding quilt

Before our wedding last August, I collected fabric from some of our wedding guests. In the months leading up to the big day, I cut the fabric into isosceles triangles using pinking shears, and sewed the triangles together to create simple bunting to decorate our venue, the Richards Free Library in Newport, NH.
On the day of our wedding, we strung...
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