Tag Archives: vintage

Crazy 4 U

Yes, the date is accurate, from what I can tell. You are looking at one of the thirty-six 12×12″ squares that make up the crazy quilt that I just bought today. It isn’t even the best square. It’s made mostly … Continue reading

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Glam needlework from the fifties

If I could look half as fabulous as these ladies do while wearing these sweaters, I would learn to knit well enough to make them. These are from a 1954(?) McCall’s Needlework Annual. They’re gorgeous. And so are the ladies … Continue reading

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Sewing with expletives

I love sewing shows. When I used to watch TV, I would always tune in to “Sewing with Nancy,” a wonderful PBS show featuring Nancy Zieman. My friend Jen and I have our own version of this show we call … Continue reading

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