Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Burp Clothes

Everyone tells you that each pregnancy and child is different from the last. And, like most pregnant people who hear all kinds of “wisdom” and advice from everyone they encounter, I just listened, nodded and went on my way. The thing is, it’s absolutely true! In my experience my son was easy-going, quiet, calm and ate…

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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…

Using Vintage Fabrics In Your Projects

Collecting vintage textiles is something I have been doing since I was in high school and I use them in many of my projects.  Once in a while I go through my ever-changing stash to either get inspired or to find a color match for something I am working on.  And, every so often I…

Sewing and Crafts : Laundry Room Tub Skirt

Since last Friday I have been writing about the laundry room makeover project I have been working on, over at Kitsch Designs.  Earlier this week I gave more details about the curtain and valance that I created from a vintage laundry bag.  You can click here for more information about that project.  Now, I would…