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"Book" bag

At the end of the school year, we try and show our appreciation to our children’s teachers by giving them something handmade and functional. This year we were purusing Pinterest and saw these cute bags that are quilted with books … Continue reading

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Citymade spring clean

While we were busy getting ready for our second Farmer’s Market of the season, we took a look around our work space and thought it needed a bit of spring cleaning. One of the things that inspired the clean up … Continue reading

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Caroline has graduated

May was the month of graduation so we decided it was time for Caroline to graduate…to a new diaper bag that is.  We made Caroline’s first diaper bag and loved it.  I received  numerous compliments and loved telling people that we … Continue reading

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Tote Bags…still one of our favorite sewing projects

Tote bags were one of the first projects that citymade started making. Years later, it is still one of our favorite things to sew.  The simplicity and individual creativity that goes into each bag is appealing to us.  We love … Continue reading

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Bag with a secret

  “They say a secret is something you tell one other person” –U2 “The Fly” So I’m telling you, dear reader about our bag with a secret. These are some of our favorite bags to use and to make. It … Continue reading

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Freshly picked produce bags

It’s spring and citymade is getting ready for our first Omaha Farmer’s Market of the season this Saturday, June 2, located in the Old Market in Downtown Omaha. This year we are changing it up a bit and focusing on … Continue reading

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State of Mind

Yeah, it’s been a little while since we have posted. But, our absence does not mean we have not been busy creating in our city made dungeon (Carol’s basement). We have been preparing for the “We are Omaha” art show … Continue reading

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"One" Very Hungry Caterpillar

Baby Caroline just turned one on Thursday!  We know….we can hardly believe it ourselves.  The first year flies by all too fast.  There are so many “firsts” to celebrate… first smile, first laugh, first steps, and first words.  Caroline is … Continue reading

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Early Spring Clean

It is a bit early for Spring, but we are hopeful and it’s always a good time to re-evaluate and organize. We at citymade decided to tackle our out-of-control fabric scrap bin. Seriously out of control. It’s just so hard … Continue reading

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T-shirt to skirt; a "love"-ly up-cycle

This past Valentine’s day we went, once again, to our dear friend-of-citymade, Michele’s, “Cookies and Cocoa” party. It’s an annual tradition that we all look forward to. And, as part of the tradition, Melany and I endeavor to create pretty … Continue reading

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