Featured Image

Animal Prints Are Back!

RAWR. I used to wonder why my mom loves leopard print so much…she’s the last person you’d think of when you see leopard print. As it turns out, she was just ahead of the curve :)

Featured Image

Getting ready for BUST Craftacular

You would think that after making 70+ neckties for my wedding I would swear to never touch a necktie again. But here I am making more. Just in time for the BUST Craftacular @ Maker Faire on Saturday, September 20 in Queens NY. We’ll also have some newly designed tampon bags. Or you can call… Read more »

No Featured Image

Mousybabe at 2014 BUST Magazine Craftacular!

…aaaaand we’re back in business! In a few weeks, Mousybabe will be hawking our wares at the 2014 World Maker Faire, where BUST Magazine is sponsoring one of its awesome Craftacular events. Here are the deets: Saturday, September 20, 2014 New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th Street Queens, NY 11368 For more info on the… Read more »

No Featured Image

Vintage Patterns – $3 a Pop At Bits Of Thread DC

I found out that Bits of Thread sewing studio has a whole basket of vintage sewing patterns for sale! I went through a phase last year where I was compulsively surfing websites full of vintage patterns and I couldn’t stop, even at work. I’ve since recovered, but I think this discovery might just put me… Read more »

No Featured Image

New Linen Tampon Bags at Mousybabe’s Etsy Shop!

This past weekend, Em was in town visiting for a WHOLE weekend. We both had the day off on Friday, and you know what that means… productivity levels off the charts in the House of Mousybabe. One of our activities was taking photos of and posting our latest product in the Mousybabe Etsy shop –… Read more »

No Featured Image

Mousybabe in Mt. Pleasant!

It’s a mousybabe sorta day at suzi + charlie’s sun-drenched new home in DC! In other words, a perfect Friday with French press, DIY tea towels and Beach House as our day’s soundtrack. I took the day off from work to spend some quality time with the sis. Last night was my first night as… Read more »

No Featured Image

The Final Chapter of the Curtain Tales: The Muslin Lining!

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. This past weekend I set to work making the muslin lining that will sit behind our linen curtains. This will help to block light and… Read more »

No Featured Image

New Fabrics at Bits of Thread DC

On some weekends I’ve been working at Bits of Thread sewing studio in Adams Morgan as part of their Earn + Learn program. It’s an awesome little studio that serves a huge demand in the district. I think more and more people are being drawn to handmade DIY things, and learning to use a sewing… Read more »

No Featured Image

OMG. Restoration Hardware Is My Downfall

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. Long story short, I’m finally going with linen curtains from Restoration Hardware. They just arrived a week ago and it was seriously like Christmas around… Read more »

No Featured Image

Problem-Solving Storage Ideas for a Small Space

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. If only you could see me as I write this post… I am presently climbing onto my soapbox and preparing to give a didactic little… Read more »