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daisyeyes handmade · 2W ago

Design Team: A Patriotic Post

I’m on a new design team for the next few months with Buttons Galore. It’s a pretty great gig for me – I receive some great products and get to design a product with what I get. 🙂 Not a bad ...
daisyeyes handmade · 2W ago

Reading: May 2017

Currently Commonwealth by Ann Patchett This book was nowhere on my radar, but if the author is Ann Patchett then I’ll just grab it and read. It’s a family drama with the amazing character de...
daisyeyes handmade · 1M ago

Reading: April 2017

Currently Atonement by Ian McEwan This book is off. I can’t figure it out. It switches between narrators which is hard for me to follow sometimes. And the way he writes is just really differ...
daisyeyes handmade · 1M ago

Pattern Review: Julia Cardigan

I want to like this pattern so much, but I’m just not sure. I’m still trying to figure out if I did something wrong in the construction or if it’s just a flaw. The pattern is the Julia Women...
daisyeyes handmade · 1M ago

Tutorial: Thank You Teacher Gift

It’s hard to believe it, but the end of the school year is quickly advancing and it’s time to start thinking about thank you gifts for teachers. I came up with this quick little project that...
daisyeyes handmade · 2M ago

Reading: March 2017

One of my goals this year is to journal more regularly regarding what I’ve been reading. Here are my notes from March. Currently Dark Matter by Blake Crouch I’m not a huge science fiction fa...
daisyeyes handmade · 3M ago

Pattern Review: Cheyenne Tunic

This shirt was such a long time making. The biggest hiccup in the whole process was the loss of my sewing machine for a month due to it being in service. I finally rescued it and with great ...
daisyeyes handmade · 3M ago

Book Review: on fear and waiting

On first glance you might not think these books have much in common. I didn’t plan on reading them at the same time and while I was reading them the connection between the two didn’t really ...
daisyeyes handmade · 3M ago

Reading: February 2017

One of my goals this year is to journal more regularly regarding what I’ve been reading. Here are my notes from February. Currently The Nightingale by K. Hannah I have heard this book talked...
daisyeyes handmade · 4M ago

Pattern Review: Syrah Maxi Skirt

My main sewing machine has been in the shop for going on three weeks so I haven’t even tried to finish the Cheyenne Tunic I was working on. I had a couple of knit projects laying around so I...