October 2016

Laundry Bags for Unmentionables

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“Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.” -Pearl S. Buck- ~ I couldn’t resist using this title for the post. Isn’t it easier and more helpful to say “underwear”  than to say “unmentionables” ? Keeping this journal of things I love to do gives me a chance to poke fun at a […]

This From That :  Apron Smock

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“Second thoughts they say are best.” -Shakespeare- I used my old smock apron as a pattern. It has been a most comfortable apron but is quite old. I was certain it had only taken a yard to make it in the first place. I cut the apron straps at the shoulder so that I could fold it […]

Flea Market Style Tick Tock

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    Clocks.   Clocks are on my list of things that I have always have been drawn to. I love the ticking of multiple clocks which are out of sync. I love clock shops. I have many small clocks and some I have had for many years. I like loud clocks and quiet clocks but I don’t […]

Drawstring Bags From Quilt Fabric

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  ” It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; We build where monsters used to hide themselves.” -Longfellow- You are asking yourself what this quote from Longfellow has to do with little drawstring bags. I will tell you that it has a lot to […]

This From That:  Aprons for Children

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  This From That In the event that my memory ever fails me, I want to remember that I actually did things like this and how I did them. There will be many posts to this category in the future and they will all begin This From That. I love thrift stores. Some are better than others. Commercial clothing […]