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Here is an almost finished view of the slippers I'm donating to my friend's MOPS silent auction fundraiser (April 22nd, if you're local!)...and of course, that big ball of yarn is still to be another matching cream colored slipper. I think my favorite, however, are the little 12 -24 mo. girl ones with felt star buttons. They remind me of Jem. Did any of you ever watch that? The little boys (3-4 yo) have sweet little sailboats, too.

Here is an interesting project. I love wearing headbands, and like all mothers before myself, I feel the need to have my daughter wear the exact same things I do. Hence, the look-alike. I got a fabulous headband from Athleta (out of stock, now!) that I wear constantly. I decided Ani needed one, too. No directions, no pattern, just scraped my way through it by ripping up an old shirt and figuring out how to do a knit on my sewing machine with no practice.
The front view. There are a few bumps (tips for knits, people?) but I thought I'd jazz it up a bit more with some left-over felt star buttons! I will try to get a pic of her wearing this out and about. Maybe with me in the picture. You know, if we have matchy-matchy things, we have to wear them at the same time, too.
I had a fleece sweater that was taking up space, and I have wanted to make a test set of play-pants for Lukka for awhile. Hence, the bright red things that are glaring you in the face. They will fit him perfectly next fall/winter. But don't worry, I won't let him go out of the house in them! They actually just look like PJs.
What are you working on?
Stay tuned for an excellent review of Vintage Remedies by Jessie Hawkins, MH!
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julie k said…
You're in Nebraska. He can go out in any shade of red!

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