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Princess & the Pea, the sequel

I was asked to make another “Princess and the Pea” play set like the two I made as Christmas gifts, but this time, I wanted the mattresses to look more like, well, mattresses, rather than quilts. So I used a sheet of foam instead of batting and made the corners of each mattress cover boxy. If […]

Giveaway Winners

Once again, I’m amazed by how many Lowly Worm fans there are out there! Thank you so much for all your kind, and often amusing comments! I hope some of you will come back and read more, even if you didn’t win. I hope to do more giveaways in the future.

Lowly Worm will go to sharon, […]

Limited-edition Lowly!

Here is my offering for Giveaway Day at Sew, Mama, Sew! I had no idea when I posted pictures from my son’s Busytown birthday party last fall that there were so many Lowly Worm fans out there! This version is a bit of an upgrade from the Lowlies I churned out 10 at a time for […]

Giveaway Day

I’m looking forward to participating in my first Giveaway Day at Sew, Mama, Sew! In December, I won some beautiful fabric from Jenny at Cut. Sew. Iron. Repeat (which I have yet to use! I need to find the right project.) I think I’m going to give away something related to what has been by […]

Itty Bitty Baby Dress

I made this for a friend whose daughter was born last week, 5 weeks early and weighing just 3 lbs! But she is healthy and doing well, and I’m sure she’ll look beautiful when she’s big enough to fit in this tiny dress! (The picture makes it look big, but it really is itty bitty). The […]

Good Friends are Better than Ice Cream

We had a very casual party on Saturday to thank all our friends who were so generous when our son had his tonsils out last month. It really made us realize what a wonderful community we live in. Two of Parker’s friends used the same local gift basket company to send him some treats […]