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Custom-fit Mug Cozy

So I’ve been staring at the smiling Hershey Kiss on this garage sale travel mug for at least two years.  I’ve never liked it, and I often think about scribbling over it with a Sharpie. Today I decided to take action in a much more attractive way.  If you have your own straight-sided, handled cup […]

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Cozier

What was that I said about needing a bigger one? Gotta love those instant-gratification sewing projects. This Amy Butler cozy looks lovely on my new coffee press travel mug (which I totally love – who knew on-the-go coffee pressing would make me so happy?). I like that it covers up most of the writing on […]

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Cozy coffee

I’ve had the main out-of-print Bleeker Street fabric, the flannel lining, the quilt batting and the fancy button set aside for this little project since last December, but then Christmas came, and my focus was needed elsewhere, and well, you know how that goes.  I unearthed the little bundle of supplies again when I cleaned […]

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The Christmas Crafting

I let myself off the hook this year, big time.  In fact, there were only four handmade gifts total. First were the neckwarmers I knit for the boys.  Eamonn’s been asking for a scarf lately – last week was so chilly! – so I looked to my go-to pattern and scaled it down for smaller […]

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Collaboration

I’m not always on the ball teacher-gift-wise, but this year, I managed to get it done with a little help from the kids.  Erin’s coffee cup cozy tutorial is something I’ve been eyeing since she posted it last year, and I finally decided to try it, when I realized that it’s a perfect project for […]

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