Vintage Sewing

Vintage Sewing

I have been scanning in old photos to make a memory DVD for my brother’s 50th birthday this weekend.  I came across this photo and thought that I’d like to share some of my “vintage” sewing projects with you.  I made both of these outfits using...
Snuggy With a Twist

Snuggy With a Twist

Put arms in Pull one arm out Place cuff on head Watch TV in comfort, style and warmth! (These days are over – school is in session!  No weekday TV, DS, PS2,...
The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn

The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn

Marriage, you’ve heard the platitudes…. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Never go to bed angry at one another. The past year has been a tiresome process of searching for a major and colleges with our son, hauling him to his auditions, and discussing...
French Water Bottle Fascination

French Water Bottle Fascination

I’ve recently become enamored with French water bottles such as this one.  I am going to keep a lookout for them at garage sales and antique shops.  We attend a number of re-enactments and the soldiers are often drinking out of them.  They take me back to a...
Would You Wear Something Like This?

Would You Wear Something Like This?

Early in the summer I attended my 25th college reunion.  While walking around the campus I spotted this dress and snapped a photo.  I thought it was made with President Obama fabric which is sold at Contemporary Cloth. I later realized that the woman was a nun.  A...