Vintage Tie and Hanky Quilt

Vintage Tie and Hanky Quilt

Since Instagram is like microblogging, I wrote a post to share some of my notes on making this amazing vintage tie and hanky quilt.  I wasn’t aware that there was a character limit and I quickly exceeded it.  I had to move my additional writing to the comments. ...
Memory Pillows from Sweater

Memory Pillows from Sweater

A lovely client contacted me about repurposing a sweater that belonged to her mom.  She believes her great-grandfather purchased it for her mom around 1971. Other than a button missing, the sweater was in beautiful shape. My client thought it would be a good idea to...
Tuscan Dinner 2016

Tuscan Dinner 2016

I wanted to do a quick post about our 2016 Tuscan Dinner on the brink of our 2017 dinner!  Year 2016 was our 3rd indoor year out of 7 years. I don’t have the full menu but here are a few links: Limoncello (Liquid Gold!) Tuscan Apple Cake Burrata  ...
Baby Bounty – Baby Shower Gifts

Baby Bounty – Baby Shower Gifts

There’s something about babies that makes me want to sew. I saw adorable bucket hats over at Goodbye Valentino and couldn’t wait for an opportunity to sew one. There is a free pattern from Oliver + S and you can download it here. I learned that the shower...
New Sunglasses and a Coupon

New Sunglasses and a Coupon

I recently had an opportunity to review eyeglasses from GlassesShop.com.  My eyes have been changing lately. In the past few years, I’ve needed to use reading glasses and purchase inexpensive pairs to leave around the house.  I’ve needed them so much,...