Category Archives: Vintage

Art Deco Roses

Art Deco roses (or maybe I’m mistaken) trace the exterior of the 60″ x 80″ (1.5m x 2m) rectangular tablecloth. When it was gifted to me it came with a small pile of light and medium blue skeins of floss. … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Fabrics

Found these lovelies at a local Salvation army after a drop off. The tiny rosebuds has a stain at one edge, which should be easy to cut around.  The only stain or problem in the bunch.  The largest is the … Continue reading

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Flowers in Pinks, Blues and Yellows

Feeling carefree and responsible, as I work a few stitching on this vintage table cloth. The end is in sight, if not so close that I can claim in to be working on it. 8 small flowers on the outer … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Seam Binding

Vintage variety is priceless. Continue reading

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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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