One of the cutest things I’ve ever made, a little girls apron….

girls apron

  I am thoroughly enjoying making these aprons.  I forgot what led me to Aesthetic Nest, a gorgeous blog chock full of inspiration and wonderful tutorials,  it may have been Pinterest, surprise, surprise!  Anneliese, the woman behind Aesthetic Nest made this apron for her daughters and I had … [Read more...]

A fresh baked loaf and a bag to keep it in…

fresh baked bread

    Look at that amazing loaf of bread peeking out of that bread bag!  Farm to Hearth is a new bakery in Haddam and they make the most delicious bread and I'm not exaggerating one bit.   All their bread is made by hand, no machines. They're open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and … [Read more...]

Reverse applique coasters, I just love this technique!

finished reverse applique coaster

Reverse applique can be very easy and really pretty.  It's also a great way to use up all your scraps, especially those really pretty ones you just can't part with but are too small to piece (for some :).  For these coasters I used some red linen and beautiful Liberty prints voile. What … [Read more...]

Some interesting antique and vintage finds…

Love these gold SyrocoWood shelves

  Where I live in Connecticut there are no shortage of places to look for antique and vintage goodies.  From super high-end, fine antique shops where I drool and then imagine the responsibility of owning an 18th century piece that I would have to cordon off and put a look but don't touch … [Read more...]

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