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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: clothing

half apron

My friend’s birthday party was last weekend, and she had mentioned after seeing my chicken skirt that she’d love an apron in that pattern.  So I knew just what to get her along with the new Bakerella book! I made the pattern up as I went along, and will be posting a tutorial just as […]

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a chicken skirt

I love chickens.  I want to keep chickens and would probably really lobby Nic to make a chicken coop for me if it wasn’t for chicken poop.  I say it’s the foxes that we see all spring, but really, it’s the poop. So if I can’t have chickens I *can* have a chicken skirt. I […]

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