Friday, August 26, 2016

Too much of a good thing is just.....

OBSESSIVE 



If I am not sewing, stitching or quilting something gingham..
I am thinking of more ways to use it..

Well my desk needed some TLC and I did not have time
to strip it and paint it gingham so I padded my desk
and added this buffalo plaid.... in gingham of course....

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

GET GIDDY....JOIN the DISH DRESS Crusade...pssst another


and this with a PETER PAN Collar....I completed this last night, but
it was just too late for a photo shoot...
This additional collar will also be added to our pattern, 
so you can choose ruffle or Peter Pan...

Can it can be any more inspiring?
wait and see....lol




I am just plain giddy....I just returned from a shopping spree...

I SWEAR, these were all waiting for ME...
This is what I found just TODAY...
( these will make ---A LOT) 


Every colour and pattern imaginable....
And Cori and I have lot's of Imagination...

Saturday, August 20, 2016

a great CLASS choice... Classy Class Dish Dress!...



Say that 3 X , Classy Class Dish Dress
you are good! 

Our pattern is completed..
35 step by step photos on how to make your very own

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

DRESSING up my kitchen and LUCY and ETHEL...

Sometimes change is exactly what one needs to open the gates of creativity.  We were away from technology most days and it turned out to be exhilarating. It was exhausting too as so much had to be done but in the last hours of my day,  I would sit and listen to some classics and stitch away.

I had some dish towels with me, I brought along a small bag of fabrics, just enough for these projects. And they turned out better than my mind had designed. Love that when that happens.

There is no doubt in my mind, that Paper Ladies are always on my mind and creating pretty lady dresses with ruffles just seems to flow....



Wednesday, August 10, 2016

riot boys at play...scratch that.....EXISTING...


We are still away, won't be back for a few more days...
but as you can see, the riot boys are ...

welll at HOME....where ever we are , they are. 


Saturday, August 6, 2016

Lucy has a NEW look........Happy Birthday!


Lucy's birthday is today August 6th....if she had lived on this planet
- she would have been 105 years old. She died I believe in April 1989.

I have been a FAN of LUCY well since I was a tot, I so remember sitting on my Grandpere's lap
watching in black and white the "I love Lucy"sitcoms...my fondest memories of my childhood.

My Grandparents were one of the few on their street who had a console Television.
Life really did seem simpler in those days and certainly much more entertaining
than what gets aired on todays media...


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

August Paper Ladies 15 pages , easier than you think...




We all have coloured in colouring books, the graphic was in a book, we took out  our crayons and coloured in between the lines. If you were a rebel like myself, you may have coloured outside the lines... I did this for shading...even as a young tot, I did not follow the rules that were established by WHO? Goodness knows....

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The Importance of STAPLES....I want to go HOME!

Not these staples....


Staples as in "what is in your cupboards or pantries"" that you can cook in 15 minutes or less.."

That is what I am talking about. I never realized the importance till I was away and my pantry was not packed along with me. We are away for a few days and I have realized how wonderful it is to make up meals in 15 minutes or less. My pantry always has these staples...