Coats & Jackets

Green Fleece Coat: A.K.A. “Laundry Blues”… McCall’s 9576

  McCall's 9576 2 Hour Reversible Jacket©1998 (2 hours my foot...). ~:^O I made this reversible fleece coat a handful of years ago with a matching reversible hat. My friend really liked it.... she wanted it! Personally, I considered it quite simple and unflattering; but it did keep me warm and machine washed like a… Continue reading Green Fleece Coat: A.K.A. “Laundry Blues”… McCall’s 9576

Christmas

Vintage Handmade Christmas Tree Skirt

I made this for my Mom back in the 80's... ...from a beautiful chick-a-dee cotton print she picked out, backed and ruffled in a solid green cotton fabric and sandwiched a thin layer of polyfill that I tacked by hand to create a somewhat tufted look. It's very simple; yet it really looked pretty under the… Continue reading Vintage Handmade Christmas Tree Skirt

Home Decor · Table Linens

Handmade Cloth Napkins

I LOVE cloth napkins! Sometimes paper napkins are called for when small children or sloppy guests are served; yet, my fave is still the cloth variety: Better cotton napkins can usually be laundered on low-medium and come quite clean, but for any blueberry or steak sauce abuse. They can be dried on high heat, steam pressed… Continue reading Handmade Cloth Napkins