Amos’s Quilt

As soon as we started dyeing fabric last fall, Amos asked if we could use the fabric to make him a quilt. The last quilt I made him was crib sized, the wonky stars quilt that I stitched together when I was pregnant, over five […]

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Indigo

I didn’t know if it would work. I messed up the recipe, told myself it would be okay, and then doubted. Most of my projects these days, from the garden to baking are done in the midst of helping Amos and Eowyn find rocks or […]

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A Treasure Hunt For Color

I am writing this from my kitchen table, the house is quiet for now and mourning doves and sparrows are taking advantage of the empty and mostly silent yard to forage for bugs or seeds in our grass. I’m thinking about the big pot outside […]

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Tiny Project #5: Felt Balls

                  We have an assortment of blocks, puzzles, cars, musical instruments and other toys for Amos, but most often he plays with household items. A spray bottle filled with water for squirting and misting outside, a potato […]

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Tiny Project #4: Make Envelopes

                  On one of those elusive spring days when the air has no chill, I started thinking about sunscreen, popsicles, and sand toys. We’ve been walking to the beach most days to watch dogs run with joyful […]

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