Monthly Archives: November 2011


Happy Thanksgiving to all of our faithful readers. We hope you are all enjoying this time with your friends and families. This year has been one of joys and one of sorrows. We have celebrated the gift of a new … Continue reading

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Caroline's Christmas Doll

Two years ago Carol and I decided that we would team up and help each other sew Christmas gifts for our friends and families. Little did we know what that Christmas sewing would lead to. Sewing together seemed to light … Continue reading

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Live Sewing

Yes, you read that correctly. Citymade will be loading up the Bernina for our Craft show this weekend. (Melany in action!) We are really excited about this new element. There were many moments at the Farmer’s market and last craft … Continue reading

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Choose Community…buy local and handmade

What is the big deal with buying local and handmade? Well…where do we start? The differences between locally produced goods and mass-produced goods are immeasurable. Take produce, for instance.  Buying produce at a large chain store is a very different … Continue reading

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A shirt to DIY for…

Those of you who are new to our blog may not know about our 365 day repurposing challenge. Let us quickly get you up to speed. In 2010 we challenged ourselves to repurpose one item everyday and blog about it. … Continue reading

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