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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: quiet book

ellie’s birthday present!

The problem with kids whose birthdays are right after Christmas is that you can always lolligag on a project that was intended to be for Christmas and use it for their birthday instead.  That’s what happened to this Quiet Book (yep–I’m the worst sew along leader ever.  To the two people who said they would […]

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Quiet Book Sew Along Week 4

Okay, epic fail.  I missed not one, but two weeks.  The first week I had a really good excuse–I’d been up until 4am photographing this momentous occasion: And the next week was the first week of school around here, and we were busy with all that goes along with it.  But I think we actually […]

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Quiet Book Sew Along Week 3 : flowers

After skipping last week, I’m back this week with a vase of flowers. I used this tutorial for my flowers and attached the buttons with elastic thread to make it easier to attach the flowers since they’re so bulky. If I were to do it again, I’d hem the triangle petals under before gathering them […]

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quiet book sew along week 2 : my vegetable patch page

I almost got two pages done this week, but decided to start potty training Ellie on Wednesday instead of waiting until Monday as planned, so I spent Wednesday and Thursday watching her hoo-ha instead of doing…well…pretty much anything else.  The good news is that we’re over the worst of it AND she’s been easier to […]

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quiet book sew along : week one, the plan

Off Topic Rambling I’m not gonna lie–this post almost didn’t happen this week.  In addition to shooting four weddings in 9 days (which is nothing compared to our previous wedding seasons, but when you’re out of ‘wedding shape’ it’s a shock to the system), our house was struck by lightning while I was at the […]

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