A LeMoyne Star and Cloth doll assembly line

LeMoyne Star block

It's been so rainy here in Connecticut.  I was hoping for some sunshine to help with my photography but no luck.  So with some help from PicMonkey here's some  of what I've been up to. This is the LeMoyne Star and it's the June block in Laura Nownes Craftsy class, 2013 Block of the Month, this is … [Read more...]

Just One Thing: Bees

Animal-Insect-Bees-Medieval-Capturing-the-bees-black-and-white-engraving

I can't remember when I first heard about colony collapse disorder but it was a few years ago.  One of my hairdressing clients is a beekeeper and told me about her bees dying.  The plight of bees, beekeepers and farmers has become more dire in recent years.  In parts of China where the bees have … [Read more...]

A dreamy new home for the French Fox

French Fox blanket

The naughty French Fox has found his new home and it couldn't be more dreamy!  Please head on over to "In The Window Seat" to see what Melissa has done with her daughter Evelyn's room, here.  It's the kind of eclectic room that's rich with history, texture and space for a child's imaginative play! … [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...]

Memorial Day, remembering all who have and are serving our country, thank you

Jack and Jay, my dad and his twin served in the Navy

Have a safe and happy holiday. Cheers! Jayne     … [Read more...]

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