Completed Projects · Works-In-Progress

Embroidery and Linen Bags

I’m continuing my embroidery obsession, as you can see below.  The next two photos are of a tote bag I am making for myself.  I cut out pieces of fabric from the yellow floral vintage sheet featured in this post.  I looked at the big flowers and decided they needed some filling in, so I… Continue reading Embroidery and Linen Bags

Upcycled Fabrics

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!!!

Completed Projects

Colourful Boho Style Pillow Cushion Covers!

I’m excited to show you a bunch of photos today!  This past week I finished making ten colourful boho style pillow cushion covers for a interior design makeover project I volunteered to help with.  Two women who were spearheading this project for the big entryway at St. John’s United Church of Fall River asked me… Continue reading Colourful Boho Style Pillow Cushion Covers!

Completed Projects

My Favourite Creations So Far!

I went through my photos today to curate collections of some of my favourite creations so far of the things I’ve made in the past six years.  I am in the midst of applying for a couple of juried craft shows for the fall, so here is a post where jurors can see the variety of techniques,… Continue reading My Favourite Creations So Far!

Completed Projects · Upcycled Fabrics

Floral Sheets and Colourful Projects!

Value Village had a 50% off bedding sale a few weeks ago, so I took advantage.  Just look at these beautiful cotton floral sheets I found!!!  I love the blue and green floral on the blue and white stripes in the first photo.  And the sheets in the second photo…the thrifted fabric is very sturdy… Continue reading Floral Sheets and Colourful Projects!

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Home Decor Projects

Last night, while browsing Instagram (and discovering that one of my favourite craft bloggers started following my account – fangirl moment!!!), I learned that my very favourite vintage cotton floral sheets were made by Wabasso in Canada under the product name Marvel Press.  I then spent hours obsessing over finding every Wabasso Marvel Press sheet pattern… Continue reading Home Decor Projects

Upcycled Fabrics · Works-In-Progress

Granny Square Blankets and Vintage Sheets!

I posted awhile ago some photos of granny circle squares I was working on.  Last night, I decided to lay out the squares to see how big of a blanket each colourway would make.  I discovered that somewhere along the way, I had mistakenly switched to a smaller crochet hook (that thought had been nagging at… Continue reading Granny Square Blankets and Vintage Sheets!