ARCHIVES December 2011

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Ironing wrinkles out of fleece fabric

I usually avoid buying any fleece that has creases or wrinkles, because those are difficult to remove, if they can be removed. Sometimes I mail order fleece, and, occasionally, it arrives creased, whether from being in storage, or being in box. I thought I would have to give these two yards of dark orange fleece…

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A pink bug and a blue bug

Merry day after Christmas! 🙂 Hope you all had a great weekend. I’m back to making bugs today. I just finished this pink one and this blue one, and put them over in my Etsy toy shop. We took Bertie to the vet today for an antibiotic injection, to help with the congestion she has.…

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Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah

Merry Christmas and happy Hanukkah! I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays. Phoebe and Bertie are having their first Christmas, and this is their first tree. We just brought it into the house today. They were impressed, but Phoebe thought it smelled weird at first. We found some shatter-resistant ornaments at Michael’s. Phoebe has been…

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Bugs and a birthday

I made some fun new Hug Me Bugs this week, in novelty fleece. I also experimented with taking their portraits on bright, cheerful colors. I sewed up bugs with polka dots, flowers, and even pink camouflage. Some of these are over in my Etsy toy shop. Others are waiting under trees for Christmas morning, or…

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