Coats & Jackets

G’s Checked Coat

I think this was a Simplicity pattern; I made it several years ago and posted it on my old Adrienne's Armoire blog: It really went together easily; especially since my daughter, G needed no pattern adjustments. A beautiful hand washable wool, it really looks quite impressive on her tall and slender build. Alas; she wore… Continue reading G’s Checked Coat

Babies & Children

Cookie Monster [DIY] Child’s Hooded Bath Towel

This is NOT 'Fine Art': this is fun with a wonderful, high quality vintage blue cotton terry cloth fabric that is now covering my little Grandon after his baths... I kept it simple: no binding or trim because I felt it would last longer on it's own weight and quality while many washings could possible fade… Continue reading Cookie Monster [DIY] Child’s Hooded Bath Towel

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