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    Hi! I'm Traci. As a wedding and portrait photographer, I have a photography blog that shares the work I do for clients. This blog is for my other creative side. The side that goes weak at the knees over fabric, adores anything crafty, and gets cranky without some sewing machine time!

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Category Archives: Christmas

our best Christmas yet

We added a few things to our Christmas and Advent celebrations this year that made it one of the most meaningful celebrations we’ve had! Joy to the World was my guiding book this season, with We Light the Candles guiding our Advent celebration each night.  I have loved Joy to the World.  Unlike some guides […]

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button christmas trees

I saw this tree on pinterest and thought it would be a fun project to do with the kids.  I used vintage thread spools and plain wooden spools for the bases with a little bit of ribbon. Will managed his all by himself and it’s super precious.  Ellie got to sort and thread buttons. 

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christmas towels

These stay put towels are a huge hit.  That post has been on pinterest more than any of my other posts!!  (Which cracks me up because the tutorial isn’t even mine!) I made a couple for Christmas gifts and I just love how they came out!  (All of the towels are from Target.)  For the […]

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christmas pillows: how the grinch stole christmas

And here it is–the last of the Christmas presents!!  These are going to my parents–they already got their store bought gifts (in time for Christmas), but I asked for an extension on the handmade portion.  I had wanted it to arrive while it was still 2010, but they are only hitting the mail now.  They […]

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gifts: tiny charlie brown christmas tree coin purse

I’m really into free motion stitching right now and having a ton of fun with it.  This little Charlie Brown Christmas tree embroidery/applique is my favorite thing I’ve ever made.  The pattern for the coin purse is based off the Atkinson Designs Cash and Carry pattern. I love the way the zipper is installed–it makes […]

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