Vintage Sheet Frock W/ Modern Pockets {sewing for me}

Vintage Sheet Frock W/ Modern Pockets {sewing for me}

Finding sweet vintage sheets is such a thrill for me! And when I stumbled upon this floral beauty, I  knew it was destined to be a frock. The yardage required to make a dress/ frock can be pricey, so using an inexpensive (but darling) vintage sheet is a great fit especially when testing a new-to-you-pattern.

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Cotton Vintage Blankets {gift + make}

Cotton Vintage Blankets {gift + make}

Each spring, I bundle up my heavy blankets and pull out my cottony vintage blankets for evening snuggles and reading time. These flowery + colorful lap quilts are a favorite. They have been selling quickly lately in my Shop, so I wanted to share a few of them here!

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Anthropologie Tablecloth to Frock {remake}

Anthropologie Tablecloth  to Frock {remake}

Awhile ago my Hubs purchased a lovely blue + yellow fringed tablecloth from Anthropologie (on clearance). I loved the style, colors and adorable accents, but sadly the tablecloth was WAY too big for our table. I obviously held on to the linen, waiting for the perfect project to use up the cute edges. 

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Vintage Sheet Frock {sewing for me}

Vintage Sheet Frock {sewing for me}

I recently picked up a large striped full bed sheet in brown stripes with dainty orange flowers. Not my usual choice in fabric, but darling none the less. And for only $1.50, I knew it would work for a future project. After scanning my recent haul of .99 patterns, I pulled a shirt/ frock pattern that I thought would be cute with the stripes and browns of the sheet. Here is the final product. 

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Crocheted Medallions With Stamped Words {encourage one another}

Crocheted Medallions With Stamped Words {encourage one another}

Crocheting with my most favorite cotton yarn is such a treat! This week, I was wanting to encourage some Dearies and came up with a few fun and colorful crocheted medallions/ awards to add to gifts and treats. 

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Spring Bowties {Dance season is upon us}

Spring Bowties {Dance season is upon us}

My Junior is getting ready for the prom. Today he asked a young lady to be his date, so now it is prep time. There is little for me to do as the mom of the fella, but I do make him vintage bowties for his dances// and this year I am adding a few to my Etsy shop

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Party Prep {she's 20!}

Party Prep {she's 20!}

Our oldest child just turned 20! So many feelings and memories all come flooding at the mention of seasons that have passed since this baby girl entered our home. She was our first. First daughter. First hospitalization. First one to experience our wobbly attempts at parenting. But she is dearly loved and so we remembered her special day surrounded by friends and family eating yummy delights and singing her a song of remembrance. 

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Vintage Embroidered Linens to Zipper Pouches (repurpose)

Vintage Embroidered Linens to Zipper Pouches (repurpose)

When I find a vintage hand-stitched pillow case or tablecloth at the thrift store, it is so hard to pass up; I know it takes hours to accomplish the patterns or designs depicted and for $1 or less, another new item or two can be created.

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