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2014-02-21

No Time to Post!

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How is it already the end of February?!

Where has time gone? It seems like it was just yesterday that we were celebrating the new year. Sheesh! Time is flying.

Things have been busy here, but its a good busy. I've been working on lots of projects, the boys are enjoying the snow, Rae is sprouting teeth and rolling over and the hubs and I have been kicking our butts getting in to shape with T25. So much stuff is happening that I haven't had time to write one blog post!

I figure now is as good a time as any to share a barrage of pictures of what I've been up to.


 Getting back into shape. I gained 40 pounds with Rae and I am 15 pounds away from my pre-baby weight! I've even started batting around the idea of making me a bikini for the cruise the hubs and I are taking. So excited about our belated 10th anniversary get away!






I've been making a lot of jewelry! Mostly crocheted projects and some I like, some not so much.




A lot of clothes have been made for the little Miss. I've even got another shirt in the works right now.


I've been dying onesies as well. I need to add the finishing touches to them. I really need a clone.


The whole family got involved with the pinewood derby races. The boys had a lot of fun designing and coming up with some awesome cars this year. Rae's car was the hubs and my vision. :) Dev took 3rd place for the Wolfs. I even got a Valentine's day wreath made. I used stuff I had around the house and I love how it all turned out!

I am just about to finish a sweater and another top. Then I've got another sweater planned and sometime soon here I'll need to start sewing for myself! So much stuff is happening!

Heather

2014-01-21

While I'm waiting.....

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So while I'm waiting on the iron to heat up to I can iron some fabric for the Little Miss, I figured I'd write a quick post about some more shirts I altered.

This alteration is for me, and I love how it turned out!


The inspiration for this shirt came from {HERE}
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I don't normally 'do' hearts but I like the cross-stitched nature of this one.
 (I can hear that my iron has reached temp, but I'm not done yet!)

So I just followed her tutorial and used heart no. 3, on Rae's onesie I used heart no. 1

So here are just some silly pics while I was trying to get a decent picture of the shirt. Selfies are hard sometimes. Doesn't help that I didn't realize there was schmutz on the camera lens on that first one.

Apparently, I also had a thing for stripes this year. Whelp there's my first V-day shirt for me and it even has a heart. I may have to cross-stitch more crap on shirts. It was quick and easy. Oh yea, and total cost for this project was $7.30. Not to shabby!

Heather

2014-01-17

Heartbreaker!

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Well I shared 3 of the onesies I got done for Rae so now it's the boys' turn. 

My big guy is getting to the age where he doesn't want girls liking him and he is not cute - he's handsome. When did my 8-year old get so old? On the upside, his levels of sarcasm are coming along nicely, which is why the shirt that I made this year works so well for him and Small Fry. Small Fry has absolutely no problem with being cute and sarcastic. 

Here's the picture I shared on Instagram a few days ago. 

Here's the finished product. 


Here are the boys modeling them and goofing off. 




Making the appliqué was simple. I used my silhouette to cut out the freezer paper stencil for the name tag, then I painted the name tag and freehanded the name. Pinned it to the shirt where I thought it looked good and stitched it down. Easy peazey lemon squeezy. 
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