Category Archives: Vintage Finds

Fall Sewing

Fall is the time of year when I want to sew all the things! It has finally cooled off here in Texas. We’ve got rain and clouds all week long – the perfect weather to stay indoors sipping coffee and cutting out quilts (and watching Netflix, etc.!). The list of Christmas gifts, decorations, and quilts […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

The coolest thing happened yesterday that brought several of my favorite things together: my dog Moose, midcentury modern design, and crewel. Sounds like a weird combination, huh? Let me explain. I posted this photo of Moose to my Instagram account, hashtagging it with all sorts of things, including midcentury modern. He’s resting his chin on […]

To Upholster…Or Not?

{If you’re here for the Classic Modern Quilts blog tour, hop down to this post} I have this cute vintage stool. My great grandmother had a similar one that is now at my great-aunt’s home (Cosco brand – they still make it! Vintage-y looking and all!) I love the bright yellow vinyl but I’ve also […]

Happenings

It’s been a busy few weeks! I’ve been teaching several sessions of my Boho Patchwork class. I love teaching that class. Students are always so thrilled to be able to create a unique quilt top in one 6-hr workshop. I couldn’t stop sewing even after I went home Sunday evening so you’ll probably be seeing […]

Friday Finds

On Fridays I like to get in a bit of fabric and/or thrift shopping. Yesterday I came home with some awesome finds. On the thrift front, I got a super cool bamboo-esque chair (similar to this one) that I can totally picture in Betty Draper’s new living room. It’s just screaming out for some paint […]