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Flee Fly Flown Cloud Blanket Design

While I will admit that being pregnant has caused some spaciness where my brain is concerned, that’s not what this post is about. Although it does have to do with little ones and sewing.

To catch up on a few things from this summer, I wanted to dive into a little show and tell.

Cloud Pillows by Flee Fly Flown

It seems that the baby boom is continuing among my friends and so I’ve been busy making lots of blankets both on Etsy and for friends. One I was especially excited to make was for my friend, Kiki’s, little one.

Flee Fly Flown made by Cloud Blanket

Based on a few things she had told me about what she was planning for the nursery and a few things that reminded me of her and her husband, I came up with the following design and matching cloud pillows that were made of 2 different fabrics each so they could be turned over – mixed and matched.

More show and tell soon!

- Colleen McIntyre Wisniewski of Flee Fly Flown

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve all had a productive week! I’ve been busy sewing away the latest blankets and I have to say, I’m in love with this Fawn Mint Fabric.

Deer Blanket by Flee Fly Flown

This weekend looks like good old April Showers in our neck of the woods, so here’s a few things to keep you busy!

> Have you watched Orphan Black? It’s my new favorite show.

> I made this quiche this week. Delicious!

> Love this palette table.

> This Summer We Read Gatsby. Have you read it? Looking for good summer books. Suggestions?

> A little picnic kit for two.

> The Paradise is another show I’ve been watching while hand-sewing.

Ok! Back to the sewing I go. Check Instagram later for more photos.

Have a wonderful weekend,

- Colleen McIntyre Wisniewski of Flee Fly Flown


Friends – it’s been a crazy week. My apologies for not posting much of anything this week. I’m making a few adjustments in my day job situation and it’s taking up a lot of my time and attention. All good things. More on that soon.

Eat. Sleep. Sew. Repeat. Flee Fly Flown

And in between all that, lots of blanket and stocking orders to fill! Eat. Sleep. Sew. Repeat.

In the meantime, we have a pleasant little distraction this weekend in the form of a quick weekend trip to Melbourne Beach, Florida for a friends wedding. I can’t complain about a few days on the beach!

While I’m away, I hope you enjoy a few of the links I wandered through this week.

> Loving the ladies’ voices in Mountain Man

> A little Wes Anderson appetizer.

> Get the trimming ready for the tree.

> The Generous Skeptic. Thanks as always, Seth.

> We saw this performance (not this recording) last week. Lovely.

> Down the rabbit hole necklace. Want.

> Lovely fair trade items from the Four Corners of the World. (I want the baskets!)

> It’s almost here!!!! Can you tell I’m excited?

And guess what?! Next week I’m breaking my own rule and launching my annual gift guides before Thanksgiving. Since it’s so late this year, I’m jumping on the ridiculous pre-holiday shopping band wagon. Though I’m going dark for Black Friday because, no offense to those who shop that day, I think it’s absurd.

I hope you all have a lovely weekend,

- Colleen McIntyre Wisniewski of Flee Fly Flown

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