Author Archives: Castle in the Air

About Castle in the Air

I love to knit, crochet, sew, craft, scrapbook, and play with my little girl! I have an Etsy shop: and I'm going to keep you posted on the stories that come from trying to run a successful shop, and still find the time to do everything else!

Camera bag tutorial

This camera bag tutorial by Valerie at The Crafter’s File Box is making me long for the days past the diaper bag… Found via Tatertots and Jello…Maybe I will make one in anticipation, so it will be ready and waiting…  … Continue reading

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I wonder if the neighbors would hate me if I quietly dug in the backyard after 9pm? I would put the noisy dogs inside, Emma would be sleeping, and the hubby at work… Just me, the baby monitor and a … Continue reading

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Amazing. Simply amazing.

is this tutorial on how to recover your stroller!  And there’s a tutorial for the matching infant car seat here, toddler car seat here. I love that blog, Laura Thoughts. 🙂 Thanks for reading!

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Fiesta starts this weekend and I CANNOT WAIT! Fiesta rivals birthdays and Christmas, in my opinion.  I love it. The food, the people, the events. It makes me so happy that I live in SA! And it’s E’s first fiesta … Continue reading

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Other knitting projects

Here is one of my other knitting projects: Bah!  Isn’t it lovely? I started it before I caved and bought yarn for the Elsie Sundress… It’s almost finished.  It will be finished before our beach trip this summer! I’m halfway … Continue reading

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What do you do while you knit?

I listen to audio books. is amazing and I am currently listening to A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness.  It is a wonderful story with very rich characters.  I’m going to be so sad when I finish it. … Continue reading

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the Dress!

I couldn’t wait to share this with you!! Isn’t it wonderful? I have new baby dress love.  I’ve started on the matching sweater, but I’m nearly out of yarn.  I set out to go get more this morning, only to … Continue reading

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Current Knitting Obsessions…

I am currently spending every free moment I have on this:   It is the Elsie Sundress by Jane Richmond, and I’m in love.  It is super easy, just knitting and purling in the round.  I can’t wait to finish … Continue reading

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Project Run and Play

If you have some free time to daydream about all that you could do if you were a better seamstress, check out: Project Run And Play. The contest is over, but there are links to some amazing tutorials and free … Continue reading

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new blog discovery

I’ve found a great new blog that features some of my favorite elements:  great design, diy projects, and an adoption story. Gus and Lula has a little of everything. From wonderful inspiration for nurseries, to an awesome vertical blinds hack … Continue reading

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