Archive for the ‘Stitchin’ Time’ Category

handmade christmas

Posted on December 26th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Here’s a compilation of the exciting presents we’ve been making over the past two weeks. We opened them Christmas morning (and a few on Christmas Eve). Hope you enjoy them!! These little beanie animals are made from a sewing pattern I got from this girl who makes and sells patterns on Etsy. The instructions were […]

happy birthday, zia!

Posted on July 10th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  8 Comments »

Happy birthday to our baby girl–who somehow, someway, became a nine-year-old today. We went to White Fence Farm in Lakewood for lunch. They have a home-style restaurant, gift shops, a little petting farm with goats, a playground, and a stagnant brown pond that sports a sign with something about “natural flow water.” The restaurant food […]


Posted on November 30th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Our family has had a rough couple of weeks, but we are coming through like gold. Here are a few little things I’ve made along the way.  Making things has a very nice way of brightening you up when you don’t feel very sparkly or shiny. This is a necklace I made for our friend […]

goats and guitars (and valentine hearts)

Posted on February 14th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Making: homemade chocolates (including a goat)  mini almond-flour pizzas, a new skirt for Zia. Caleb bought an electric guitar!  Valentine surprises for three sweet kids. Presents from my amazing man.  We met 11 years ago yesterday.  You can read our story here and here. And today, we pick up our last (for now) little goat–a black one with […]

new worktable and homemade apron

Posted on January 15th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

I have two lovely new things to show you today. The first is a worktable for my basement studio.  I needed one to replace the shaky easel that Cash has almost upended more than once.  We haven’t bought many things at IKEA, but we found this great solid wood tabletop that you can pair with different […]