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M is Mish Mash!

I’m so excited to share with you all that beginning today throughout this weekend, all Pearl Girl items sold at Mish Mash Studio will be Buy Two Get One Free! 

This sale includes the new American Girl items I have made such as holiday dresses, ponchos (just made this week!), and sleeping bags in addition to all the funky jeans, onesies, and craft aprons, coffee cozies, and punching pillows that are for sale at the store made by moi.  If any of these items are sold out, I will custom make you one for the same B2G1 deal.

Please hurry over to see all the many wonderful vintage and art items they sell and get yourself some Pearl Girl stuff to give for Christmas!!!!!

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This is the perfect gift for grandparents, God parents, aunts, uncles, or anyone who takes care of a child.  Ask your child to doodle a drawing for you. I will embroider it and make it into a 10 x 10 pillow for a cost of $22.

If you contact me via email – meganmmc@yahoo.com or Facebook to purchase this item, you will receive a 10% discount.

As with all Pearl Girl items, 10% of my profit benefits a mission trip for Haiti Teen Challenge.

Our Home Made for the Holidays Craft Fair is today from 9 AM – 12 noon at 6030 James Avenue South in Minneapolis. Please come!

AFTER you stop and shop…there’s a bunch of other cool crafty things going on around town:

My friend Michelle and several of her friends are hosting their own Holiday Boutique in South Minneapolis also at 4423 Cedar Avenue South from 11 AM – 7 PM.
The Linden Tree is having a Holiday Doll Party from 10 AM – 12 PM.  Bring you 18″ doll (aka American Girl Doll). There will be tiny treats, cider, and the shop will be bursting with new creations just for 18″ dolls.  You will find fancy schmancy dresses;arm, fuzzy coats, hats, & scarfs; wooden beds & bunkbed sets; doll bedding; nightgowns & more.  And it is all discounted during the event! *  FREE GIFT for every 18″ doll that joins the party!

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is having a craft sale also at 4557 Colfax Avenue South.

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Yesterday I dropped off my first set of Pearl Girl items at The Linden Tree in Linden Hills. I used the darling fairy and mushroom fabrics sold at the store and upcycled several pair of shorts with the material also and by embroidering some of the designs.  There are five sets of outfits from size 12 months to 4 years. I even made a few headbands to match.

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Linden Hills is home to all kinds of wonderful treats and treasures and the newest addition is Pearl Girl! Yesterday I dropped off five sets of pinafores and shorts  of sized 12 months to 4 years. I made them with material that is sold at The Linden Tree. The store is filled with the beautfiul colorful and high quality fabric and is a sewist delight! The shop owner Melissa is also a sewist and was filled with all kinds of inspirational ideas and feedback for my projects. Even Maddie got in on the action and is selling cat toys as a Junior Artist under the name Crafty Kitty. If you have the opportunity, please check out the Linden Tree. In addition to Pearl Girl items, there are many unique and beautiful hand made items for sale including all kinds of fairy kits and tree doors for elves!

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Several years ago I made a “Mad” pillow for a friend’s daughter who was having trouble containing her anger and hitting mom.  That pillow evolved a little bit this weekend and allowed me the opportunity to share a little bit my poetic side.

It was quite the scene to watch me make this pillow because I thought it would be a really great idea to take apart an old feather pillow (who’s case had been beautifully decorated by the baby and a pen) and to stuff the pillow with feathers. Hand hitting head, feathers are now EVERYWHERE and difficult to pick up.  I have to admit, the effect was pretty great, you could really get some great punches with the feathers. I had to revert back to old fashioned stuffing though because the feathers kept popping through the fabric and poking my fist…so that didn’t work. It made me so mad, I had to use the pillow a few times.

Now selling at Mish Mash!

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Mish Mash had a wonderfully successful grand opening last weekend and so did Pearl Girl.

I spent this entire week sewing and hope to have another successful weekend.  That’s a picture of beautiful Marlena (one of the co-owners of the shop) and the tot (wearing her brand new crocheted sweater we purchased at Mish Mash).  Annie (the other owner created this funky front window display).

I found the vintage Little Boy Blue lamp and switch plate at a garage sale in the neighborhood. Annie added the lampshade.  The lamp is very reminiscent to the Humpty Dumpty lamp I had growing up and now lights up our story time.

I dropped off a bunch of aprons including craft aprons and even one made with vintage fabric (can you guess which one that is?)  I bought at another garage sale in our neighborhood.  We’re really lucky to have some great garage and estate sales around here.

I finally got around to making a little boy’s (or girl’s!) tool belt. This was Crystal’s idea and request from two years ago.  I delivered one to Bellies to Babies too.

Lastly, I put together a few Pearl Girl packages: a picnic kit which includes a beautiful old fashioned picnic basket, blanket, and even a few ants and bugs (don’t worry, they’re plastic).

Of course, I had to do something for Mother’s Day, so I created this little gift bag with a few fun goodies with a card and beautiful and really long mauve pearl necklace with a heart toggle.

Happy Mother’s Day everyone! Please check out Mish Mash for some treasures this weekend!

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I’m so excited to share this news with you all!  On Monday, January 31 my Pearl Girl items will be sold at Bellies to Babies in their newly expanded store on 66th and Penn Avenue in Richfield.  They will now carry used baby clothing up to 2T.  Pictured below is my spring line of dresses.  As you can see they are reversible, perfect for messy kids out and about having fun in the summer sun.  The line will have sizes 12 months (fits 12-18 month) , 2T (fits 2-3T), and 4T (fits 4-5). I’m hoping to create matching bloomers for them also.

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