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 […]

My Latest Obsession

If you have found this page via Pinterest, please read!  This was originally posted in August 2013. I do not sell kits for the items shown below. Links are provided for the Etsy shops where these kits were sourced at the time this post was originally published. There are many other shops selling chenille squares […]

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 […]