I’ve actually made something from my Pinterest DIY board!

I love Pinterest, it's a place for me to pin things I like around the web in one place, discover cool people and all of their amazing ideas (why didn't I think of that?) and totally kill time that I don't really have! I found this little dress which is so simple and open to interpretation.  The … [Read more...]

Last weekends finds…

As I remember last weekend, I believe we had beautiful weather here in CT.  But as I was completely in estate/tag and antique shopping mode I could be completely wrong!  I haven't posted much this week as I've been either glueing, painting or sewing. And to keep me and my guys even busier we found a … [Read more...]

Heirloom dolls

Along with other kinds of needlework I love doll making.  I use mostly vintage and antique fabric/linens for my dolls along with wool, tea dyed vintage muslin and vintage trims.  It took a bit of time creating patterns until I came to one I really loved.  All of my dolls like the rest of my … [Read more...]

When you can’t think of anything else to do….

Why not quilt?  When I'm not in my garage painting, or out on the hunt for vintage treasures or knitting or crocheting you'll probably find me quilting.  Either I'm zipping along on my Bernina or sitting and hand piecing and I just love it.  I also have lots and lots of hexagons and am using the … [Read more...]

Silk ribbon embroidery

Now for something pretty and very girly.  Silk ribbon embroidery.  I taught myself silk ribbon embroidery years ago and used to teach classes.  I've decided to instruct again now that I am settled back in CT.  Here are  two pieces that  will be offered as classes.  When I really get this whole … [Read more...]

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