birch canvas super tote

supertotei told you guys i had a lot of projects coming down the pike!  remember long long ago in my month off from parenting, i mentioned a new purse on my to do list?  i managed to knock out a new wallet (also on my to do list), and got as far as cutting the purse, but didn’t quite get around to sewing it up until a week or two ago.   Continue reading

gift exchange


it’s DONE.  and i made it just in time.  you might notice the conspicuous absence of any gifts for children, namely my own children, which is precisely why everyone else’s gifts were completed on time.  given my kids don’t even yet understand what christmas is and they are royally spoiled by their grandparents, i knew they wouldn’t mind, or even notice.  so, you can expect to see a lot of kid clothes trickling onto the blog over the next few weeks as i slowly work through all the projects intended for this week.  in the meantime, check out the following tutorials and patterns that helped make this a handmade christmas! Continue reading