Category Archives: sewing

January buttons with interesting shanks

Hello–bought some “new” buttons at an antique shop yesterday and noticed that there was writing inscribed on the back around the metal shank. I couldn’t read what it said until I used a magnifying glass at home. Even then, it … Continue reading

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Adieu, Froggy

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The Frog, The Frog

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel.  Am finishing up Froggy. As you’ll see from the photos . . .

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Stuffed Frog for Christmas, continued

Froggy continues . . . and to tell you the truth it’s OK that he’s not quite done because he’s for my friend’s January 8th birthday  . . .

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Stuffed Frog for Christmas

We’re nearly there!  One week to go and working on the plans. It’s fun to remember the old get-togethers, and to look forward to the new. This year we’ll have a mixed family—no, not the type you might think of, … Continue reading

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The Needlecase

No raking leaves for this group.  They must have a lawn service . . .

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Buckles . . .books and buttons

If you collect buttons you find yourself with quite a few buckles in your possession.  Buckles just seem to slip naturally into those old button boxes.  Today’s post

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Clutter and a Surprise

I was looking for a piece of felt for . . .well, never mind why . . . and I figured that the felt was in the basement somewhere—oh, Nurse! And I knew it was in the old Kilworth’s bag … Continue reading

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Back from Vacation!

Well, we didn’t actually go anywhere, but I feel like I had a nice week’s vacation . . . our fourteen year old granddaughter came to visit for four days and we really packed . . .

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Out Like a Lamb

Ha! out like a lamb indeed.  March 25th and *cold* and gloomy here.  There will be one more “dusting” of snow tonight and then that had better be it!  In the meantime . . .

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