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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, Project Life scrapbooking, and the great outdoors. In my pre-scrubs life, I owned Real Photography, and you can still see my old wedding and portrait photography site here .

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Monthly Archives: April 2012

flannel sprout

I made this cute hooded flannel Sprout dress for my goddaughter.  I can’t wait to see her rocking it with some tights next year!

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two more outfits from the retreat

I’m late blogging these–I took these pictures right before we all came down with Super Virus 2012. I love the way this one came together.  It’s still a bit big on her, but should fit well late this summer. And another sandpiper top from the remaining fabric–I love that pattern!!!!

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another retro dress

Here’s another of the dresses I made for Ellie at our guild retreat in February.  A pattern from the 60s.  This one was a bit of a disaster–when I cut it out I was like “why are there two pieces for the back?  That’s dumb–I’ll just cut one and save myself sewing the seam.”   Speaking […]

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a quilt for baby xander

My friend Asia is having a baby boy any day now, so I made this quilt to be there to welcome him into the world!  It’s made from a Sweetwater Reunion charm pack, backed with a DS Quilts print, and bound with a Moda marble that I pulled out from the depths of my stash […]

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