Category Archives: Vintage

Relaxing with the Birds

Some days there are projects with deadlines.  Some days there are projects that are taking forever, aren’t turning out as expected or are just hard for reasons unknown.  Some days  seem perfect for finishing up a small easy project for … Continue reading

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Happy Day After Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day was a great day spent hanging out with the family.  Today has been day one of Reclaim the House part 2000.  We bought piles of used children’s books at a book sale and the idea was I’d clear … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May 2017 Fail Day + 2 New

So far MMM has been interesting.  I did well on Day one…I remembered my underwear.  My new Roses and Thorns shawl covered a dress I’d had made for me. On day two, I wore the outfit I made for OAL2016; a … Continue reading

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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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