Valentine Garland

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  Some of my favorite things are so silly and small. I wonder why I love them so ? I have long loved garlands of every sort but have never tried to make the paper kind. Now I have. I am probably the last person in the world to make these cute, little things. Nevertheless, I […]

Valentine Cottage

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  Valentine’s Day.  Very fun. Used to be that children took Valentines around to their friends in the evening. They put the Valentine on the porch, rang the doorbell and hid. Sometimes boys tied strings to their Valentines and pulled them as their friends tried to pick them up. I don’t think that anyone does […]

Valentine's Day Skirt


  journal entry:   How about a combo skirt with panels of Victorian fabric and lots of lace and ribbon?  I love the ruffled skirts which are so popular right now. I made this skirt for Afton . . . in Valentine’s Day Colors !  It has an elastic waistband, which is hidden by a […]

Valentines' Day Cupcakes


I drool over every, fancy cupcake book I see.  But, I know myself.  I don’t have the patience for REALLY cool cupcakes.  I make quick and easy cupcakes . . . maybe with a little twist.  Since it is nearing Valentines’ Day I decided that today was the today for the little food gifts.  I […]

Tiny Valentines' Day Quilt

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You would think that from the way I prowl the quilting stores that I was a quilter.  I am not.  Not a real quilter.  I am a “tie-the-quilt” quilter but not without a desire to make something worth keeping.  That is why I made this little Valentines’ Day quilt.  This quilt says that I love […]

Be My Valentine !

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My Valentines decorations are few.  But special.  Every year I re-discover this wonderful handmade Valentine angel which I bought at a boutique twenty years ago.  I don’t know who made her but whomever did was very talented.  She has a wonderful face and wooden wings.  A small heart is pinned to her dress and over […]

Teeny Tiny Valentines Day Pincushions

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, Keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever.” -Winnie-the-Pooh to Piglet- journal entry: Two inches.  That is as big as these little pincushions grow.  I made a pattern out of a scrap of card stock and cut the tops out of pink chenille […]