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Why I do NOT sew clothing..... bring on the quilts.

I made some aprons for the guild’s, APRON PARADE.   I had the laminate fabric for a year planning to make aprons.  I had selected the laminate fabric because I was tired of getting the front of my clothes wet and dirty whenever I tried to do dishes or clean the kitchen.   1,130 more words

Nonnie's Quilting Dreams

Jell-O, Mid-Century Angst and the Emasculating of the American Male

Innocuous enough image for Jell-O brand Gelatin? This mid-century illustration is fraught with fears and anxieties beset by the average middle-class post-war male who wrestled with juggling traditions and emerging psycho-sexual roles. 118 more words

Vintage Advertising

getting started is half the battle

getting started…. Where do I start?

Some of you may already know this, but just in case…. I moved in with my Dad  July 1st after my Mom passed away. 499 more words


Gardening Apron...

UPDATE: I just changed the name to Red Hand Apron and now I have the theme to the Red Hand Gang running through my head…..showing my age there ;) 668 more words

The Linen Cat

Exhausted, with Aprons...

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” 

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Sewing & Sampling

I’ve been busy busy this week cutting, pressing and sewing new apron, pinny and tea towel samples for our forthcoming photoshoot in a couple of weeks. 102 more words


"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." --Maya Angelou

I was raised in my mother’s kitchen.

My sister and I had many chores and most of them involved caring for siblings and preparing food, preparing the table where my family would eat, and cleaning up after the meal. 490 more words

Seeing In New Ways