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A Family of Fleece Dolls, design by Abby Glassenberg, sewn by

Family of Dolls

This project grew to such legendary proportions that I think it would be best to let the pictures speak for themselves.   “Family of Dolls” Pattern by Abby Glassenberg (available on

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"Mega Eater" - Twice the Size of a "Pajama Eater"

Mega Eater (Pajama Eater)

I didn’t make very many presents this advent, but I have one sibling who will be receiving his very own Pajama Eater this Christmas. His Big Guy Sized pajamas needed a bigger monster to accommodate them. So I present to you… THE MEGA EATER Twice the monster, twice the fun (and twice the cuddle when it is […]

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Scribble ‘n’ Tote Lap Desk Tutorial (featuring Modern Yardage Fabrics)

Disclaimer: This post is part of a cross-promotion between myself and Modern Yardage. The fabric for this project was provided by Modern Yardage, but all content, tutorials, and opinions included in this post are my own. This is this summer’s cure for long car rides and summer thunder storms. Clipboards turned into lap desks with […]

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An Elephant from “Stuffed Animals”

It feels like a lifetime ago that Abby Glassenberg put out a request for pattern testers for her book “Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction*.” Soon after, I was stitching up this cutie-patoot elephant. I was thrilled to death with how he turned out, but I had to keep him a secret until the book release (which […]

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Attack of the Pajama Eaters 2012!

I want to thank you all for your sweet comments and encouragement on my last, rather depressing, post. I like to keep it real as much as I am able on this blog and sharing my “failures”, while a little scary, was incredibly cathartic. Now that I’ve processed through the disappointments, I am able to […]

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