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create (Mama)


I think it's so fitting that I am quilting my first piece with fabric by Lotta Jansdotter. Before I realized she designed fabric- or that anyone did for that matter- I picked up one of her books, Simple Sewing for Baby, at the library. I was pregnant with Isia, dreaming of filling dresser drawers for our baby-to-be with Mama-made creations. I didn't fill any drawers- but I did use the book's pattern to make a few baby bibs. They went well enough to make me consider more sewing projects. Like some of those Beautiful pillows I love so much on Etsy. Well life happened, and other projects too, so it's only now (four years later) that I'm giving those pillow covers a try. It's the fabric's fault- I saw her new line and I knew that it had to fit into our house somewhere. And then I decided it actually needed a whole room designed just for it (Ahem). I'll share the final pictures when the cushions are done- my internal clock is hoping within the next few weeks. Between the holidays and the kids we'll see how that goes (wink).

Wishing you a happy weekend!

Cassidy Sevier

Cassidy used to teach in the city, now she homeschools three active kids in the woods. She spends her days reading aloud, crafting, getting lost in nature, and re-filling her teapot. Her best parenting advice: You should never give kids more water or glitter than you're willing to clean up! Read more about their learning adventures at Freshly Planted.com

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