In no particular order, nor any particular relevance to this blog...
Refurbishing a Shackman Doll (1)
My local Goodwill has a whole corner shelf filled with these breakable little treasures, set high above the questing hands of juvenile browsers, looking out at the world that only ever looks back.
Swishy Skirt! (McCall's 4971)
Making Cotton Face Masks
If you are exhausted or stressed from reading/hearing/seeing COVID-19 stuff, don't click on this post. Do something life-giving instead. Take care of yourself and your mental health.
On February 29th, 2020, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams made an interesting Tweet:
Yes Ma'am, I Made Sterps.
For the cost of two dollars and ten minutes, I have made a set of clip-on stirrups to keep my pant legs in my boots. This will make my winter easier! Here goes:
In the picture below, my left leg does not have the stirrup, and the pant leg is riding up, not staying in the boot. Bad pant leg! Down! My right leg is in its stirrup, and the pant leg stays tucked.
Let's talk about the properties of linen, since I've been sewing with it lately!
Have a Green Christmas!
Meanwhile, finding in my stash a bit of printed cotton with wise men on it (a Christmas print I actually like), I decide to make my own re-usable Christmas wrapping!
Something Blue (McCall's 9133)
Quilting, dressmaking, and history plied with the needle...
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