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  • Welcome to my blog!

    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: knit fabric

Tshirt Dress

I’ve been wanting to make Ellie dresses from Target shirts I picked up on clearance.  After poking around a few pinterest tutorials and completely destroying one shirt I made this for her today with some corduroy from Joanns. I would like to add some sort of belt/sash but am not sure out of what fabric.  […]

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linden sweatshirt pattern

My self proclaimed Summer of Knits began this weekend with my very own Linden sweatshirt!  I did a lot of blog reading before starting this one, and chose my fabric based on an instagram post from Film in the Fridge.  Supplies:  Linden sweatshirt pattern, 1.5 yards of Splendid sweatshirt fleece, 2 inches of a knit I […]

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