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Animal Crackers in My Soup Pillow

Does anyone else remember the song Animal Crackers in My Soup?It’s very old, but still very sweet. It got stuck in my head somehow a few months ago and inspired me to make this pillow. It’s sewn from blue gingham and red polka-dot fabrics and appliqued with lion, tiger, and elephant animal crackers swimming in… Keep Reading

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Felt Easter Peeps Basket

I’m not sure what I liked better about the Easter basket I got every year as a child–the chocolate bunny inside or the fluffy pom-pom peep that was tied to the handle. I never outgrew those little yellow peeps. I have a flock of peeps that come out every year with my Easter decorations. Last… Keep Reading


Pink Retro Telephone Pillow

©2017 Kathleen Berlew The 1970s was a colorful decade of avocado appliances and pastel telephones. My family had white and beige wall and desk models in our house, but my grandmother had a pretty pink telephone on her nightstand that I absolutely loved. This little pillow is a tribute to that phone and to all things… Keep Reading

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Red, White and Blue Beanbags

With Memorial Day just one week away, picnic season is upon us. Eating outdoors is my favorite summer activity. I’ve already pulled out my favorite warm-weather recipes, and I’m ready to dig into a new season of burgers and potato salad. To celebrate the holidays that mark summer’s beginning, middle, and end–Memorial Day, Independence Day,… Keep Reading


Cross-Stitch Lavender Sachet

I just love making little pillows and filling them with lavender, pine, or potpourri. I’m not even going to guess how many sachet projects I’ve shared on my blog.  I designed this one to resemble a vintage French perfume package. It’s filled with dried lavender buds, so it smells absolutely divine, and it’s worked in… Keep Reading

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Groovy Goldfish Beanbag Bookend

This cute little goldfish is my kind of pet. She requires no care, and she adds a splash of color to the shelf while she holds books in place. The word groovy may be betraying my age, but I think this design has a definite retro vibe. The neon color palette and gradient bubble pattern… Keep Reading

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