The Spotted Lamb

The Spotted Lamb Navigating motherhood and military life one stitch at a time. Ultimately, my goal is to connect with others in cyber land through my sewing, some of my thoughts translated into words, and hopefully a few laughs.

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Pintested: DIY Shoe Lace Learner

Aug 13, 2013
Pintested: DIY Shoe Lace Learner

Are you the mom or dad of an extremely independent learner?  I am :) ....and I have NO idea where she gets it from ;)  We independent learners are easily frustrated when something doesn't work out on the first try, we HATE getting instruction from others and much rather prefer to learn on our...

Fresh Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Aug 8, 2013
Fresh Blueberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Have you ever had chocolate covered dried blueberries?  Aren't they A-mazing!?Well, I have a huge

DIY Large Outdoor Planters For $15!

Jul 20, 2013
DIY Large Outdoor Planters For $15!

We are finally beginning to settle into our new home.  And as a result, I am already starting to make the place our own with little decorative touches here and there.  Our new house is actually a historic home -- it was built in 1908 as a carriage house and was later converted into...

Paper Bag Waist Dress

May 22, 2013
Paper Bag Waist Dress

I love the look of paper bag waist shorts, pants and skirts and my daughter loves dresses, so naturally I decided to combine the two :)

What To Wear!?

May 19, 2013
What To Wear!?

I have been going through sewing withdrawals for the last few weeks.....Friday night, I couldn't take it any more!  I made this hurried tank using an existing tank as my 'pattern' -- I felt a bit like Edward Scissorhands as I cut into the fabric, scraps flying and a devious twinkle in my eye....oh...

MOVING DAY GIVE-AWAY!!

May 14, 2013
MOVING DAY GIVE-AWAY!!

MOVING DAY GIVE-AWAY!!! It's time for me to clean my closets and pack my bags -- The Spotted Lamb family is moving cross-country! Enter for a chance to win my lovely handmade Garden Party Quilt!! Dimensions: 41" X 41" (perfect baby/toddler/kid/lap/throw/picnic quilt :)) Follow this link to

There’s a Positive Side To Allergy Season?

Apr 2, 2013
There’s a Positive Side To Allergy Season?

Yes, yes there is.  Are you about ready to claw your eyes out?  Have you sneezed so much that no one in your house bothers to say 'bless you' any more?  Are you walking around in a fog because the only way you can somewhat breathe at night is if you sleep on your...

Queen Quilt Complete!

Mar 26, 2013
Queen Quilt Complete!

I am very happy to announce that my queen quilt quest is complete!  It was such a fun, adventurous and even nerve-wrecking journey -- I am so glad that this customer contacted me to make this quilt for her and even more glad that I decided to 'take the plunge!'  Here are some pictures...

Recipe: Chewy p-nut squares

Feb 19, 2013
Recipe: Chewy p-nut squares

I like to believe that there is a land somewhere between Heaven and Earth where all things are made of peanu

Completed Queen Quilt Top!

Jan 29, 2013
Completed Queen Quilt Top!

It has been a few months in the making, but it's now complete!  This lovely hexagon quilt was commissioned by and even lovelier woman, who we will call 'Ms. B.' I was SO very hesitant to do this quilt for her -- I warned her that I had never made anything larger than a...