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Ah, Vintage Cotton Floral Sheets!

I will never get tired of looking at these and finding them in thrift stores! Check out this pair of Wabasso pillowcases I found in a local Value Village: They were so crisp still! And then this beautiful find at a newly-opened Value Village a couple of hours away: I was so excited to find… Continue reading Ah, Vintage Cotton Floral Sheets!

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Personal Sewing and Knitting Projects Again!

I seem to be making a lot of personal and gift projects these past few months!  I have some craft show projects on the go, too, such as in the last photo of this post (and I’ll post more photos as those projects are finished); but making personal projects has been fulfilling, too. First up… Continue reading Personal Sewing and Knitting Projects Again!

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Variety of Projects to Show You!

Before I get to the projects I’ve been working on, I want to mention that I’ve been accepted to the Windfall Fine Art & Handcraft Market set for this coming September!  It’s listed on my Shows page as well.  Their Facebook Page likely will start posting updates later in the summer.  But check it out now,… Continue reading Variety of Projects to Show You!

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Embroidery, Sequin, and Bead Boho Bag Creations!

Remember this post where I showed you my embroidery-on-floral-sheet project?  Five months later, I am finished making this boho tote bag!  I had used that project to have some more fun with doing latticework embroidery, where you laid threads in a criss-cross pattern and then stitch x‘s over each crossing.  I aimed to cover many… Continue reading Embroidery, Sequin, and Bead Boho Bag Creations!

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Adorning Fabrics; More Vintage Sheet Finds!!

I love to adorn fabrics with embroidery and other things.  And if you’ve followed enough of my work, you also realize that I love bright colours.  This photo below shows my embroidery thread stash.  I actually culled some skeins out of it a few weeks ago because I knew I wouldn’t be drawn to them… Continue reading Adorning Fabrics; More Vintage Sheet Finds!!

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Thrifted Batik Fabrics

Three years ago, I wrote about making a bunch of reversible cross-body cotton batik bags to start selling.  You see, the year before that, I had stumbled upon an unbelievable deal on yardage of cotton batik fabric ($2.99 USD/yard) while visiting a surplus discount store in the States.  I went nuts picking out pieces of… Continue reading Thrifted Batik Fabrics

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More Vintage Sheet Finds!!!

If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how much I love spotting a bright floral vintage sheet, in cotton, in my local thrift stores!!  I’ve gotten to the point where I can scan my eyes down a row of mostly neutrally-coloured polyester sheets and spy the prize!  😀  Of… Continue reading More Vintage Sheet Finds!!!