Perplexing Plaid

Plaid Shirts-FI

So, yeah. Plaid.  That was last week’s Project Run & Play challenge…”Mad About Plaid.” I am not naturally drawn to plaids…I tend to stick with solids or nice simple prints (dots, stripes, etc.)  Plaid tends to be too busy and fussy for my tastes.  BUT one thing I like about participating in…

Lollipop Love

Lollipop Dresses-FI

It is Candy Week!  This was the challenge I was most excited about when the ladies running Project Run & Play announced the theme.  We were supposed to be inspired by any candy we wanted, so the world was open to us. At first I was a bit daunted by this, but…

Beautiful Butterflies

Butterflies-FI

Project Run and Play is back!  I just love this online sewing competition and I enjoy trying to sew along with it.  So, I thought I would take this season as my opportunity to jump back into serious sewing (and blogging). The first week’s challenge was to remix the Oliver + S…

Chevron Circle Skirts

Blue Outfit

So a couple weeks ago the Project Run & Play challenge of the week was to use a chevron pattern somehow in your design.  I got my pictures all ready and went to write my post and…my blog was down.  Boo!  Christian did get it up running later that night, but the…

Party for our Willy, Nilly, Silly Ole Bear

Cupcakes Close Up

Since Esther was only a few days old she has had the nickname of “Esther-Bear.”  She was a VERY vocal little baby and was always making growling noises.  I don’t know if that’s the reason, but she has always loved Winnie-the-Pooh.  As young as 18 months old she would “sing” the little…