Handmade Journals

“It was the best of times . . .  it was the worst of times.” -Charles Dickens- journal entry: It’s true.  Things can be wonderful and awful at the same time. I love this photograph and wanted to try it as a cover for a journal.   I think it is …

Sunday Apron Fabric Label

“If nothing is going well, call your grandmother !” -Italian proverb- journal entry: Everything is going well . . . for me. I am very grateful for that.  I don’t know about everyone else.  actually . . . I do know about some people and wish all would be well …

A Little Girl's Smock

Duty of Children A child should always say what’s true And speak when he is spoken to, And behave mannerly at table; At least as far as he is able. -Robert Louis Stevenson- journal entry: I guess that aprons and smocks are different.  They are different sizes and made for …

Grandma's Sewing Box

“Don’t worry Peter . . . I can sew your shadow on for you!” – Wendy Darling to Peter Pan- journal entry: Today I thought of my grandmother . . . and when I did, I thought of her sewing box.  Her sewing box reflected her personality.  It was filled …

Toy Organizer

“If people were meant to just pop out of bed in the morning, we’d all sleep in toasters.” -Author Unknown- journal entry: When little children wake up in the morning, they are ready to go.  They don’t stretch or yawn or dawdle under the covers.  They don’t put pillows over …