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56 is the new 55

Tomorrow a momentous event is occurring:  I’m celebrating it with two gigs, which is actually how I would be spending the day even if it wasn’t an anniversary of my birth. 149 more words

The Sumptuous World of Damask

A Chinese writer once likened the reverse side of a woven fabric to a language that has been translated: The threads are there, but the complexity of colors and shapes is lost. 382 more words


Table Linen Care: To iron or not to iron???

Table linens can transform any situation…

They can turn an everyday meal into a memorable affair. Not only for decorating purposes, they will also protect your table from spills and scratches and the napkins will protect your clothing from splashes of red wine. 310 more words


Best Bargains In August

We still have a few days left for this month. Here’s a monthly guide for the month of August to food/non-food biggest bargains:


Cereal… 53 more words

Another really nice shirt.

Okay, I’m on a roll, I fall asleep dreaming about taking scissors to over-sized and hardly worn shirts, and refashioning them into one-of-a-kind personalized shirts.   The original, a Talbots brand women’s tunic, in gorgeous jet black in lightweight Irish linen, found at a thrift shop somewhere for a few dollars. 595 more words

FLAX Engelhart top shirt blouse teal 100% linen SZ Sm button front short sleeve

FLAX Engelhart top shirt blouse teal 100% linen SZ Sm button front short sleeve

button front, princess seams that give it a nice fitted look and short sleeves. 94 more words


Spinning With: Merino-Silk, Flax, and Corn Silk

Hello everyone today is the second installment of fibres used for spinning yarn. As I mentioned in the first installment the store where I was buying my fibres is closing and were having a sale, so I took advantage of it and bought many different experimental fibres just to see how each behaved, felt (texture wise not felting wise), and what quality of yarn they produced. 1,163 more words