March 2012

Serger Fail

by ilene on March 29, 2012 · 5 comments

in sewing

Remember one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to learn how to use my new serger? I wrote more about my serger aspirations here.  I excitedly and somewhat naively thought that once I got my serger, I would be churning out all sorts of apparel. I imagined myself making all these fancy shirts and cute […]

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I’ve been saving this 4 feet x 18 inch scrap piece of wood for almost a year.  It’s leftover wood from the back of this wood mirror frame that I made last year.  It’s nothing fancy, just a piece of cheap plywood, but I knew I could use it for something one day.  Jeff almost […]

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Secret Earth Shattering Cookies

by ilene on March 21, 2012 · 7 comments

in baking

One of the places I miss most about living in Cambridge, MA is my favorite bakery there.  Those of you who know me know which bakery I am talking about because I can and will go on and on to anyone who would listen about how good their treats were.  They also happen to serve […]

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March Sadness, The Blue Devil Blues…

by ilene on March 19, 2012 · 2 comments

in baby, sewing

The most anticipated event of the spring, March Madness, came to a quick and heartbreaking end for my family this weekend when our beloved Blue Devils were bounced from the first round of the tourney on Friday in a stunning upset.  What the heck happened?!  It was over before we knew it!!  I’m still getting […]

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Fun with Washi Tape Gift Wrapping

by ilene on March 14, 2012 · 6 comments

in stationary

Happy Pi Day, everyone!!  Do you remember all these cute washi tape rolls that I got when I was in Japan in January?  They are so pretty and precious, I almost don’t want to use them up! A reader asked me to share some projects that involve these Japanese masking tapes so here is one […]

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