Not a sewing day…

You know it’s not a sewing day when halfway through a seam your bobbin suddenly goes ka-fluey. You re-thread the bobbin, re-thread the top thread, pull out the ruined stitches, re-pin the pieces and sew a new seam. Then the same thing happens on the next diaper. So again you…

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Flannel’s a no-go for dipes

Well, I’ve given it a fair try, but flannel just won’t make it for diapers in my book. One set looks pretty good yet, a little pilly but not faded. The other set is both faded and pilly and just plain looks bad. There’s no way I’d put my business…

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Flannel for Dipes?!

Z-Man is going through a major Elmo stage – he just LOVES Elmo! He’s also getting to the point that he doesn’t want to be changed, but is showing some interest in what diaper he wears. His favorite was a cookie print and he’d ask for one at every change.…

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Something new: Semi-customs!

I’m trying something new – semi-custom diapers! I chose PUL and micro colors then designed and stitched the adorable appliques on. But then I couldn’t decide: Pocket or Snap in soaker? Snap or Touchtape? I’d hate to put so much time and effort into a diaper then have someone say…

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OMG!!!

I took a pregnancy test this past Sunday, and it was positive. OMG!!!! What a surprise!!! Teacher and I just decided a few weeks ago that we were content with five children and were looking forward to more time together as they got older. But last week I started having…

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VAEYC site done – hooray!

I finished the VAEYC site, tested the links and it’s live. I think it looks pretty good, if I say so myself. 😉 Mary from WECA was very impressed and asked Nicole if I’d be willing to do sites for some of the other affiliates. I am, but would like…

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Valentine diapers – yea!

I’m SO excited! I cut out a bunch of diaper inners/outers today and drew a some cute Valentine pictures to applique on some of them. I love doing applique and can’t wait to start on these tomorrow afternoon! I think they’re going to be really really cute. I hope some…

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New Dipes Posted

I finally finished the two small fitteds I’d started, took pics, edited the pics and posted them at Hyena Cart. They’re still there, but hopefully they’ll sell soon. I really love the colors in these two, they’re bright and happy. 🙂 But I think I need to change my strategy…

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I must be crazy!

Why do I do these things to myself?! Why can’t I say no? Why do I like to be so busy I don’t know which was is up? I must be crazy! On Monday I agreed to design and maintain a website for Valley AEYC. Valley Association for the Education…

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Make your own Cloth Wipes

Cloth wipes are gentle on your child, easy to make, and save you money! If you have a sewing machine you can make cloth wipes too. Here are directions for three styles of cloth wipes, Easy, Medium, and Tricky.

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