Clothing Consignment Sale : Richmond, VA

Just wanted to plug the latest clothing consignment sale here in the Richmond, VA area.  The Clothesline Consignment Sale is said to be one of the best in and around Richmond, so I encourage everyone to come check it out.  I dropped off a pile of my own items this morning and then stuck around…

Homemade Halloween Costumes

I really want to make my son’s Halloween costume again this year, but I’m having trouble figuring out what would be best. Gnome- 2009 Charlie Brown- 2010 My preference for something a little offbeat has me shying away from his occasional suggestions of “Thomas (the Tank Engine)”, “Elmo” and “Shrek”.  I don’t think he really even…

Fun Fabric Friday : Anna Maria Horner’s Crossing Paths

I see so many wonderful fabrics online, in stores, on blogs, that darn Pinterest!..that I thought I would start sharing some of my favorites.  This one is new from Anna Maria Horner, it is part of the Loulouthi Needlworks group and is called, Crossing Paths. Dapper Persian Tumeric Visions Spa Basically the fabric patterns are all made…

Sewing and Crafts : Vintage Quilt Fix-up

You may have spied the recent additions to my FLICKR account, which include a couple of my vintage quilts.  I wrote about using them to decorate and quiet an echo chamber hallway in my home over at Kitsch Designs.  Both quilts were old and tattered when I gained position of them years ago.  Rather than fixing them…