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Nap Time Crafts: A Magnetic Pin Cushion

This little make evolved as a result of two problems. 1, I didn’t have a pin cushion – I was using a toy owl, poor little voodoo massacred thing – and 2, I kept dropping my pins on the floor. 261 more words


Regency spencer jacket

Now my blue regency dress is done, I want to wear it and the next event is in a couple of weeks, so good news for me! 375 more words

Historical Clothing

Fabric and haberdashery in Italy

Hi everyone!

today I will share with you my consideration on fabric and haberdashery ( zippers, buttons bias binding, grosgrain, underlining, etc) in Italy.,

if you want to know more about this  Continue reading! 604 more words



Sorry for taking so long between posts… I had a few weeks away and the chaos of returning to work kept me busy.
Then I posted some of these gorgeous handmade elephant rattles on my Facebook page & I’ve been busy making & selling since! 30 more words


All good things come in threes

As you might have noticed I’m a repeat offender when it comes to patterns that I like. But not every repetition ends up in my own closet. 86 more words

Finished Projects

Twin Needlin'

Winter has been cramping my style lately. It gets dark at approximately 4 p.m. each day, making it impossible to snap blog-worthy pics without resorting to hideous artificial light. 262 more words


Scrap Results

Who says you can’t make anything from scrap?

A while ago, I received a lot of sample pieces of fabric.  People were skeptical that anything could be done with them… well… the first project is done… a knitting/project bag! 35 more words