Cold Goats Farm

Cold Goats Farm yarn

Over the Summer I stopped by the Thankful Arnold House in Haddam for their open house.  Inside I met the wonderful and very talented Vivienne of Cold Goats Farm in Haddam Neck CT.  Her and her husband raise the most wonderful goats that produce the most luxurious yarn!  Feast your … [Read more...]

vintage ticking, linen and lace…oh my!

vintage ticking bowl and sachets

As the weather warms I look for light cottons and linens to work with.  I had so much fun making my fabric bowls, you can find the tutorial here, that I decided to make a very large one out of some vintage ticking I was using to make lavender sachets.  I lined it with an antique white linen.  The … [Read more...]

How to make fabric bowls…

fabric bowl tutorial

When I'm sewing at my machine there's a lot of thread and tiny scraps being thrown around and it always ends up on the floor.  Though I love to vacuum doing it every single day is a bit much. I needed a thread catcher.  So off I went to my Pinterest DIY board for some inspiration.  I found this … [Read more...]

The French Fox blanket is done and on it’s way!

French Fox blanket all finished!

I've just finished the French Fox blanket and its on its way to its new owner. The blanket was backed in a natural color organic flannel and I tied the front and back of the blanket together with DMC embroidery floss. My Bernina sewing machine has some really pretty embroidery stitches and I used … [Read more...]

Mini Christmas stocking

So while my computer is away getting fixed (fingers crossed!) I'm using my husbands.  It's true, I feel somewhat lost without my laptop.  But I also had this strange kind of free feeling!  Like when you realize you forgot to bring your cell phone at first there's a little panic and then freedom!  No … [Read more...]

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