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Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

My online sister cutsiedotnet has made the cutest socks ever, plus skirts and leg warmers – go check out her sales post at Shopadollic! Other than that – tomorrow or on Thursday at the latest I will be paying for Carol! I also found a cute Little Leprotto on flickr, to keep Little Riletto company, [...]

Perfect way to spend a Saturday night..

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

I just had to get poor Simon some pants, and after having raided the kids’ closet for worn out clothes, I decided to make him a pair of jeans: He looks much happier now, don’t you think? I took advantage of the outer seams and the bottom hems of the old jeans, and “only” had [...]

Yay for bargains!

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

I dropped by a craft store a couple of days ago, looking for Wilton’s icing colours for some cupcakes I’d promised my 9 y/o. Turned out, the store was in the process of moving, and they had a 75% off sales..! There wasn’t much left (I got the icing colours I was looking for, though!), [...]

Snazzy new patterns book

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

Today I received the pattern book “Doll Coordinate Recipe”, 5th issue. It’s awesome, it’s got loads of jacket patterns and some really neat dresses, and all kinds of tops and pants. Never mind that I haven’t touched my sewing machine in years (except for those jeans last week), and that all text is in Japanese.. [...]

Giving sewing a try

Monday, August 25th, 2008

I borrowed a pattern book from the library today, with sewing patterns for Barbie (quite vintage, I might add – there was even a Jane Fonda style aerobic outfit in there..). I was hoping for a few Skipper patterns, for the Class Mate dolls. Unfortunately, there were only three, and quite girly at that, and [...]