Archive for the ‘Stitchin’ Time’ Category

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 […]



box for a midwife

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

It’s been a while since I’ve painted a cord burning box.  I just did this one for a midwife in Indiana, and sewed up a batik bag to go with it. This particular midwife asked for some specific colors for the box and bag and mentioned that she liked the lotus box I painted last […]



waiting for caleb

Posted on June 30th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

Caleb’s return from summer vacation in New Mexico is still a month away, but it is a highly anticipated event.  Preparations include lots of drawing, cutting, gluing, taping, and secret note-writing. I was asked to deliver this box, full of some kind of found treasures, to Caleb’s room this morning.  How do you like that tape […]



made by mimi

Posted on October 9th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

My mama made this baby blanket for Cash. It’s soft and cozy and extra big to wrap him up snugly. In classic Mimi-ishness, she sewed his name in calligraphic lettering using a wide navy ribbon. It has a sweet Scottish flair, which is definitely fitting–since not only is he Spanish, Italian, French, Irish, Welsh, Czechoslovakian, […]



for zia

Posted on July 28th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

I wanted Zia to have a little present to open when the baby comes. I made her this nightie out of a soft scrap of knit fabric. It was easy-peasy and I whipped it up in about 20 minutes while she was sleeping. She loves blue. I bought a pair of Zia symbol earrings (Green […]