Felt ornaments

If you like to make Holiday ornaments, this little felt embellished Gingerbread House tutorial from Down Grapevine Lane is adorable! Actually, it is so cute I could hardly stand it and started making it the minute after I saw it! My little gingerbread man sure is happy to have a new home. My favorite part of … Continue reading Felt ornaments

Anne’s Fabric

My sister Anne brought this present back for me from her and her husband's recent vacation to Costa Rica. It is a large bed spread sized piece of beautiful designed fabric. She said you could sew something from it or use it as a "hippie wall hanging." Oh I laughed at that, a throwback to … Continue reading Anne’s Fabric

Rebel Tablecloths

The excitement with this project was not so much the challenge but that was a commission! By a friend of my father's and true Ole Miss Rebels football fan.  Both are enjoying retirement in Oxford MS, also home to the University of Mississippi. These tablecloths are for very important occasions, tailgate parties in the "Grove," … Continue reading Rebel Tablecloths

Measuring it Up

Theses two measuring tapes were gifts given to me by my sister and a good friend independently of each other! I think they know me quite well :) Handcrafted free trade items from Ten Thousand Villages, they each have their own personality. I call them Bean and Sara: I just love to push those buttons in … Continue reading Measuring it Up

Table for Two? Hand sewn placemats and napkins

Well actually four!  My father commissioned me (does family count as a commission?) to make these table sets for two different couples who recently got married.  The tutorial I used for these DIY Reversible Cloth Placemats & Napkins can be found on Centsational Style. The first request was for his great nephew and new wife. The wedding … Continue reading Table for Two? Hand sewn placemats and napkins