I love those junky, raggedy rag dolls in the Junker Jane style. When the Fantastic Art Dolls group on swap-bot hosted a Junker Jane inspired doll swap – I was all in! I played around with all the vintage fabrics in my stash and some free motion embroidery. I liked how these 2 turned out. … [Read more…]
I can honestly say I have never done any canning and preserves in my life. But I’ve been working with jars lately and decided to continue that theme for valentines day. So I’ve sewn up some preserved hearts in 2 flavors – both were added to my Etsy shop today. This is the cuter version. … [Read more…]
This has become one of my favorite books in my craft library. For the first time ever, I actually read an instructional sewing book cover to cover rather than just browsing the pretty photos. And then I started trying the projects.
I believe that Grandmothers should wear aprons and bake cookies. Be all the cougar you want to be, but you still need to make those cookies and wear an apron if you have grandchildren. So I made aprons for my mother and mother-in-law this year. There are no photos of the MIL apron because I … [Read more…]