Category Archives: Vintage

Vintage Finds: Seam Binding

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Vintage Finds: Tools and Notions

My last trip to the thrift store found zippers, seam binding, embroidery hoops, a vintage pattern, vintage clasps, and a pleat maker.  While all will be useful, this last is my favorite.  It has long been on my tools wish … Continue reading

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Recycled Fashion

This amazing vintage style dress is made of old sewing patterns. It was one of many dresses on display from last years recycled runway, something I hadn’t heard of before. Designers make their garments entirely from used materials. The accompanying … Continue reading

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In a Child’s Eyes

“No, Mommy! Don’t cover up the pretty blue flowers, Mommy.” I was restitching a large rose that had been part of the section torn out when I realized that the floss included with the eBay purchased tablecloth didn’t match the … Continue reading

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Chasing the Snowflakes Away

Snowflakes complete and the inner border should be complete today as well. The outer border should wait until gaming on Saturday, but I’m starting to feel superstitious and sick of winter. Plus, we were numerous enough and busy enough fighting … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Paragon Tablecloth Kit

A vintage tablecloth kit is an excellent find. Roses in Blue on Blue make this 60″ by 80″ cloth particularly desirable. Continue reading

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Game Day Teaser

Looking for another project to keep my hands busy, but my mind not too occupied while gaming led to another vintage find becoming a WIP.  Not much progress this session as we were mid-battle and I was starting a new … Continue reading

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