New Items In the Shop

New Items In the Shop

We’ve had two college kids home on break this week and I’ve had very little sleep.  But I do  have a few new items to share. Wine tote in a fabulous Ty Pennington fabricVintage-style apron in pink and brown  Vimtage-style apron in...
Thoughts on Life – The Family Dinner

Thoughts on Life – The Family Dinner

I think I may have done two things right as a parent:  read to my kids and made the family meal a priority.  Now, the table is not always loving set like it is above (for Annie’s homecoming dinner).  But the world just feels “right”...
Sewing Tidbits This Week

Sewing Tidbits This Week

There’s a great little free Ebook on Sew Daily – it’s a Free Guide to Sewing Silk Fabric and Knit Fabric which are often tricky to sew.I sent off this custom bag.  It’s made from a Ty Pennington fabric from Contemporary Cloth. Some other...
Inspiration – Solitude

Inspiration – Solitude

Today’s inspiration comes from a treasury I created.SolitudeSometimes I crave itSometimes I can’t stand itSee the entire collection here
Design Ideas – the Rustic Shawl

Design Ideas – the Rustic Shawl

I finally saw the movie Jane Eyre.  I am planning to watch it again with my daughter who is home on break. I don’t know why, but I am enamored by the simple, rustic shawl she wears.It reminds me of the shawl worn by Matty in Cranford.  (I love Cranford...