First thank you so much for all of your congrats on the fact that I’m having a boy! And your feedback on boy sewing patterns was so great. So many replies that I’ll be certain to put together a list and post it in the next few days. Other people must want that info too!

It’s been a busy week over here! The LAMQG’s retreat was a ball.

Aside from doing loads and loads of quilting, I made teeny tiny pants!

Tiny Pants!

I used the quick change trousers pattern from Anna Maria Horner’s book “Handmade Beginnings.” They sewed up so quickly and are so cute with little yoke on the butt.

And it worked out well that it was Anna Maria’s pattern I was sewing with because she came to speak to the LAMQG early this week.


What an inspirational woman she is! So filled with passion, talent and a love for what she does. And she does so much! It was very motivating and encouraging to see someone who clearly loves her work and is so driven. Plus she’s just downright nice.

I’m back to my day job on Monday. The new schedule is going to take some getting used to but I’m certainly going to try to keep up with the sewing and blogging.

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

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  • Alissa

    February 3, 2012 at 7:12 am | Reply

    Hello there,
    How fun to find your blog! My name is Alissa, not pronounced the same, but how fun. I love to quilt, sew and create. Good luck with the new job schedule:)

  • Helen in Switzerland

    February 3, 2012 at 8:02 am | Reply

    Oh I LOVE the pants Alissa – the yokes are really cute – you’re going to have the best dressed boy in town!

  • carolyn

    February 3, 2012 at 8:43 am | Reply

    Those pants are too cute! I definitely need to get around to making some!

  • Alli

    February 3, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Reply

    Those pants are ADORABLE! If only someone would make them for my son… 😀

  • Nicole @ Mama Love Quilts

    February 3, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Reply

    Those pants are so cute! And what a treat to hear AMH in person!

  • Rach

    February 4, 2012 at 1:42 am | Reply

    The pants are cute… I’m just wondering – they look baggy enough, would they be a good fit over cloth nappies? Does anyone know or tried this out successfully on their little one?

  • jacquie

    February 6, 2012 at 3:06 pm | Reply

    teeny tiny pants, teeny tiny pants, teeny tiny pants…they are adorable…as is the phrase…teeny, tiny pants! can’t wait to see them on your young man. he’ll fit into them in no time.

  • Carla

    February 7, 2012 at 9:20 am | Reply

    hello there. Adorable pants. Is the book still available?

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