Category Archives: crafts

The Ironing Board

When was the last time you re-covered your ironing board? Can you find your ironing board? Mine is like a third leg and always ready to go. It’s always set up in the guest room. I’m the type of person … Continue reading

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Valentine Roses

I’m sending you a big bouquet of roses . . . for Valentine’s Day!  These are some of the roses fabrics I have in my sewing room.  Take a little pictorial tour, and have a wonderful Valentine’s Day. “She wore … Continue reading

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January Afternoon

I’m spending a lovely January afternoon sewing with roses and lace and pearls! Oops!  Just got the call that we’re walking the dogs . . . ah, you don’t know about our visiting pooch, do you?  Hold tight til next … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever? Buy Buttons!

Got cabin fever?  Have you had five steady days of rain?  We have, but today is different– today we have sleet! But—–! as my old neighbor Millie would say—we can solve cabin fever very easily.  Just do as I did … Continue reading

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The Twelve Knits of Christmas by Fiona Goble

Well, this is a riot.  I received this knitting book for Christmas and it’s an absolute riot.  As you might think, it goes through the whole song of Twelve Days of Christmas and there are the props you can/must knit … Continue reading

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On the way to a button post . . .

October 3, 2011 “O suns and skies and clouds of June And flowers of June together . . . Ye cannot rival for one hour October’s bright blue weather!” (thanks to Helen Hunt Jackson    1830-1885) My fourth grade class memorized … Continue reading

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