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Somewhat Settled.

Which is wonderful. My favorite part of the new apartment-
My Favorite Place
A small built in desk in the living room which I quickly claimed as crafty central. Finally, my sewing machine has a home other than the dining room table. Of course, the iron and the cutting mat will still have to go there during big crafty sessions. It is so nice, though, to have my own little space. I'm thinking about putting up a curtain so I don't even have to worry about cleaning up at all.

It is also nice to have a kitchen all my own again. I celebrated by making freezer jam (strawberry and raspberry with peach still planned) and homemade bread on Sunday.
Making Jam
Ellery helped.
Ellery Helping
Heaven help me- she's learned to climb the kitchen chairs. Almost nothing is safe from her anymore.

I am also really enjoying having all our stuff out of storage- including this quilt I have been talking about for weeks.
Hungry Caterpillar Quilt
Sorry, the pictures are kind of dark.
Hungry Caterpillar Quilt
Hungry Caterpillar Quilt
Hungry Caterpillar Quilt Backing
It's the Very Hungry Caterpillar Fabric. The pattern is the Sparks Baby Quilt available for free online. Ellery, little blankie baby that she is, loves it. Next up- a twin size one for Anna.


Jennifer said…
That is an adorable quilt. Enjoy your new home =)
Meg said…
I love it! That was my favorite book growing up.

Glad to see your craft stuff is set up. I'm sure that's made you feel settled too! Welcome home!
debbie said…
That's a great little spot for your crafts. I bet having a spot for the sewing machine always be out is nice for you!

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