sewing

Oli's Bed Quilt

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  WHEW ! Oli has a pretty bedroom. Oli has a very, pretty bed. Oli, who is a pretty girl,  wondered if Grandma would make a quilt for her bed. “Why, yes,” said Grandma. Grandma had never made a quilt big enough to cover a whole bed. She had always made little snuggle quilts. She […]

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 […]

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 […]