Posts filed in: August 2011


Sunday Morning

I love the quiet. Before the day has to begin.
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Golden Lights

I have a new camera. It's a Canon EOS 60D. And a new lens. That's an EF 100mm f2.8L Macro IS USM. Not like I know what any of that means. (Well, I know what some of it means.) Very...
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Weekend Baking

I'm down with it. Vanillaness. Up there among my favorite things, it's true. The recipes were nice, though I think even the earliest baking time was a little too long for my oven. Cane-sugar butter-roux icing. Keep beating it. Seven...
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On Sunday afternoon we went to the park. We expected to find the river, but were instead surprised by a meadow. To say I was overjoyed would be a total understatement. The first time I saw a meadow I was...
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Bright Shiny

This round of remodeling is complete. Kitchen-hallway-back yard. I am going to take some pictures of everything this week. I am also going to make the center column of this blog a bit wider so that the photos can be...
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embroidered A


My name is Alicia Paulson
and I love to make things. I live with my husband and daughter in Portland, Oregon, and design sewing, embroidery, knitting, and crochet patterns. See more about me at




Since August of 2011 I've been using a Canon EOS 60D with an EF 18-200mm kit lens and an EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens.