Aprons-Part one

At last, here is a look at what we have been doing lately! This one of the reasons why I have not been post recently. =) Hopefully, I will be able to remedy that soon.

Both of the aprons below are size small

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This is an extra large

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The one and only half apron. =)

 

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Comment and let me know what your favorite one is!

Emily

Pictures taken by Liz Anderson Photography View her blog here.

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Denim Bag

First, I cut two pieces of material a little bit wider and taller than I wanted it to make room for seam allowance. I sewed a 1/4 inch seam on three of the sides.

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Next, I cut a piece for a pocket. I cut mine 14 inches wide and six inches long. I sewed a rolled hem along the top.

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After that, I sewed three sides to form a little bag. I sniped the corners to make it lay better.

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Then I attached it to the bag. I unintentionally made a double pocket because I sewed it on by only attaching three of the sides.

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Then came the straps. I cut them twice as wide as I wanted them and folded a 1/4 inch amount all the way down them and folded them in half.

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I sewed a small seam down the open side. This method is easier than turning the straps right side out but that method would work just as well.

The lining came next. I sewed three of the sides together leaving a three inch gap along the bottom.

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I then attached the lining straps and the outer part of the bag together.

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After that, turn it right side out through the slit left in the lining.

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I then stitched up the slit in the bottom of the lining.

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Iron it so it lays right. the sew a top stitch along the top to keep the lining from coming out.

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The finished product!

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Emily

Curtains for the girls room

A couple months ago, we got a whole bolt of pink gingham for curtains in the girls room.

First, I took the existing curtains and measured the gingham to them cutting a little more to make them longer.

I also cut off the finished edges.

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Then I did a rolled hem on both sides and the bottom.

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Then I did a pocket on the top and sewed a seam to make the double pocket.

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The first one took me 2 hours but the time got shorter every curtain. 😉

Emily

David’s Birthday Cake

On December 27th 2013, David turned 5 years old. He wanted a variety of things on his cake, but finally we settled on one.

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I don’t know if you can see it but the car says 4 sale. =)

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Hope you enjoy!

Emily

Christmas Presents

MERRY LATE CHRISTMAS!

I have been SO busy that I haven’t had time to post anything. Hopefully I will be able to keep up now.

Here are some of the Christmas presents I made.

This is a present I made for  my Dad. It is a Calender. Here are a few pages that I liked.

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Now here is Elizabeth’s and Isabelle’s Christmas presents. Fingerless gloves are SO cute!

These are Isabelle’s

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These are Lizzy’s.

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This is my Mom’s present. It is a table scarf made out of cloth yoyos.

I think it has 40 yoyos.

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Hope you enjoyed this.

Emily

Baking with the kids

Here are some pictures of some of the things the kids have been baking and decorating lately.

Here are some cute little cakes we decorated. They are just stacked oreos with frosting on them.

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This is a cookie that David made me. It is SO cute. =D

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Here is picture of Annamae’s Birthday cake. She turned seven on December 12th. =D

She wanted an ice cream shop on the top so I used little people we had for it.

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Hope you like this post!

Emily