The piece of fabric was delightfully printed with bright-colored hearts on a creamy background. It was a stretchy, textured, cozy knit and had all the potential to become something really grand. The fabric waited patiently to see what form it might take and what its life might look like. With the whimsical heart print it surely would lead a cheerful life – perhaps as a toy or accessory for some lovely little child. Even a cuddle blanket would be wonderful as the fabric was so soft and comfortable.
The only place I have been outside the United States was a weekend trip to Niagara Falls 16 years ago with 5 of my girlfriends. Traveling to places like England, France, Italy, Australia, Ireland, Switzerland, or… Africa, seems unattainable to me. Just a dream. Oh, I’d love to travel someday, it just seems like an impossible dream right now.
The past couple of days I’ve been gone all day running a rather large rummage sale – or as we call it The Fall Children’s Clothing Sale. We had right at 50 people bring stuff this time – kids clothes(mainly brand name), toys, books, all kinds of baby items and we also have added household items. A friend and I organise and run the show – this past spring was the 7th year for it! We do this Spring and Fall – well, fall most of the time. We didn’t add the fall sale till a couple of years into it and we skipped it a couple of years ago. Fall isn’t ever as high in sales and … Continue Reading
I love ruffles! Especially the way they have appeared in the past couple of years. Ruffled tee’s, ruffled skirts, ruffled linen lounge pants, ruffled leggings, ruffled ribbon, ruffled fabric... it’s so much fun to use ruffles! You can see posts dealing with ruffles here, here and here. There are more – if you are interested type ‘ruffled’ into the search box in the sidebar of my blog!
Today I want to share a recent project for a client. I have a stash Continue reading…
Linen is my favorite fabric to work with these days. Vintage linen, fine quality new linen, linen blends. I also…