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    Hi! I'm Traci. I'm a nursing student and CNA who loves quilting, knitting, cross stitch, 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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Category Archives: aprons

a kitchen-y gift

It’s been a while, but I can say that I’ve been sewing up a storm!  Since my last post I’ve completed two quilts, 5 (!!) Jedi costumes, and a bunch of little swap-y/bee/gift items. This one is an oldie but a goodie–it went out as a thank you to my friend Lisa (who sells the […]

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a little break

I’m going to take a little internet break this week.  Feeling a little down, so I’m going to unplug for a while.  🙂  Here’s a peek at my apron for my spice up the kitchen swap partner.

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the last of the aprons (for now)

I have a bunch of projects from late last week to share.  We’ve had a bit of a whopper of a month.  In addition to Nic’s concussion after falling down the stairs, I dropped my camera and lens down a set of stairs and broke the lens in half, Nic totaled his Jeep two days […]

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a day in the life apron revisited (sorry)

Are you crazy tired of aprons yet?  Sorry.  Just one more to go after this one, I promise! I liked the last one so much I had to make one for me.  Since I know it will get a lot of use, I added top stitching.  I like that I took an ‘apron in one […]

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a day in the life apron

I tracked down this ‘day in the life of a mom’ fabric like a dog tracking down a squirrel.  I was pretty much foaming at the mouth.  I love it.  I want to make my entire house out of it.  If you are a mom of a little boy, it will call to you like […]

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