Mark & Mandy


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Yes, Mark is a Jets fan and this year his team of destiny is doing pretty well (despite their constant last minute wins). I decided to get a little crafty and turn a white sweatshirt (bought for Elsie’s Jellyfish costume) into some fan wear! I first dyed the sweatshirt Kelly green (mistake) and then moved to rit dark green. I took a Jets logo and remade it in illustrator including the plane on the back so I could size it just right. This was my first machine applique – I…read more


Happy Halloween Goldfish and Jellyfish!

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This year Elsie requested a Jellyfish costume and trying to keep with the theme of “fish” I made Silas a Goldfish Costume (thanks to Martha Stewart for the pattern) … He wore the costume for a total of 25 minutes (really just to photograph so that I could document that I had in fact sewed him a costume and that the second child was not forgotten). 🙂 Here is the finished costume … the hat is odd, is he a pope goldfish? Silas also agreed that he looked funny ……read more