Monthly Archives: November 2008

doll-making class!

Have Yourself a Handmade Holiday!

Doll Workshop:
Monday 12/8/2008
Downtown Providence, RI
6:00 – 9:00pm

Class Description:

Join Providence-based children’s clothing designer Sarah Waldo and craft blogger Christine Chitnis for a night of sewing and wine hosted at Sarah’s craft friendly studio! All materials will be provided to make one of the sweet little dolls pictured! The dolls were designed just for this class by Sarah and Christine.

In addition, wine and cheese will be served! Make this holiday season extra special with gifts that are lovingly handmade. Each class participant will also get a copy of the doll pattern we use to take home…that way you can make one for everyone on your list!

Reserve your spot here:
If you have questions, feel free to email:

Class space is limited, so reserve your spot now! There will be no refunds once your space is reserved. Once you sign up, an email with all the details will be sent your way!

christmas shopping

i really cannot believe that christmas is right around the corner!
winter is totally NOT my favorite season, but this is giving me something to look forward to:

the annual CRAFTLAND is a consignment-format craft show featuring some of our favorite crafters/artists from around the world. i am all about having a handmade christmas this year, but i know i will not be able to tackle my long list of projects alone…
for any of your living in or visting our beloved city of providence, ri this holiday season, check it out!


i’m in the market for a new hat and mittens and i came across these:Link
SERIOUSLY…how cute are they!?! and, they perfectly describe how I feel as these cold mornings start taking over.

and the mittens?!?! these may be the perfect christmas gift for a city-living friend!
BONUS- they are all handmade by women for women international- a socially conscious organization that helps women in war-torn regions rebuild their lives by giving them financial and emotional support, job skills training, rights education, access to capital and assistance in small business development.