Category Archives: Vintage

Fire in the Head

Bunny Ears Sneak Peak 45 pieces,  that is what happens when there are so many cool things to add.  It started with this adorable vintage jacket that a friend picked up for A, because it is awesome and she new we … Continue reading

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Vintage Neutral Quilt Block

One down, seventeen to go.  Production in general has been a bit slow and ironing is way behind.  This is from my vintage linens collections.  I did my best to color match the threads that were included with the one … Continue reading

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Maker Theory

Many WIPS remain WIPS simply because, they just take too much or too little brain power/set up for my available stitching times.  Are you a crafter and parent of small children?  I have a theory that makers with small children need projects … Continue reading

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Long Live the Away Knot/Stash Panic

In my last post, I mentioned picking out embroidered quilt blocks with A for my national Stitch In Public Day project.  Limited progress, but a successful Stitch-in-Public project.  The pattern is style #8342 Floral Burst by Vogart Crafts.  Six or twelve of these were part of … Continue reading

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Hat Trick

A full outfit by me: a Pauline Alice Rosari Skirt in charcoal pinwale corduroy,  a Cashmerette Concord in pink 100% cotton jersey and a Vicky Chan Ada Lacy Shells Top in Ella Rae lace merino, which is heavy enough to almost be fingering … Continue reading

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Pillowcases Vintage or Otherwise

My second autumn pillowcase (find the first finished here and started here) is finally finished.  These were a gift from a friend and aren’t vintage, but they have been a great option for adding a seasonal touch.  The Birds may be … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Button Gauge

Useful things.  Beautiful Useful Things.  That is how I think of vintage.  Another item from a batch of vintage things I picked up, this button gauge isn’t highly decorated or fancy, but somehow, to me, it is still beautiful.  About … Continue reading

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