April 28, 2016

Me Made May 2016

I signed up to participate in Me Made May this year! Read my pledge below.

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I, Emily of sewmanyhappies.blogspot.com and @emily_m_t on the social media, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '16. I endeavor to make and wear two new handmade garments during the month of May 2016 using fabric from my stash.

A year ago I moved from DC to a teeny-tiny apartment in NYC, and stopped sewing nearly altogether (due to lack of space for a permanent sewing table). I am using this year's challenge to motivate myself to devote space (and time) for sewing in my new hometown.

March 21, 2016

Clover Cards

I made up a quick and easy batch of cards this St. Patrick's Day. 

Next up: Birthday cards!

December 31, 2015

Christmas Cards 2015

Happy holidays! Here are some samples of my 2015 Christmas card, made using the "Winter Frolic" Cricut cartridge.

September 17, 2015

Wall flowers

My plain white walls are finally getting decorated! It's amazing how hanging art on the walls makes a space feel like home. My new apartment is slowly-but-surly coming together.

I bought square artist canvases, covered them in burlap, and glued on hand-crocheted flowers. All flowers were made using the same pattern, but the larger flower was crocheted with two strands of yarn at the same time.

In my next post, I'll be sharing more crafts in my new living room!

May 14, 2015

Happy Mother's Day!

Here is the card I made for my mom on Mother's Day this year. I cut the flower shapes with my Cricut machine. 

I made a batch of 8 cards and took the extras into work to give to co-workers to send to their own mom - the cards were a hit!

Love you, Mom. You inspire me in crafting and in life.