I spent the most wonderful day this weekend at the Lucketts Spring Faire with my friend Cindy and my mom. The Old Lucketts Store is a truly remarkable treasure trove of antique and vintage goodness. Their Spring Faire is a major event for my patch of the country. Tons of folks were there enjoying the [...]
Having grown up sewing, I feel pretty comfortable working with fabrics and textiles. I enjoy the textures and colors of vintage and antique pieces, as well as the feeling of personalized history they share. My experiences working with paper mediums and mixed media, on the other hand, have been rather sadly limited. So, I am [...]
I have been looking for a vintage dress form for a while now. During a recent trip to Leesburg, VA with friends Cammy and Kelli, I found and fell in love with this elegant lady. She was happy to accompany me home.
Thanks to Caroline at Ekster for making my dress [...]
Inspired by Robin’s glorious book…
And two lovely vintage bed jackets I have had forever…….
1920's silk velvet bed jackets
I worked with treasures from my stash of lace and made
What do you think?
My friend Lynda is an incredibly creative textile artist. This weekend she is one of the vendors at the Spoutwood Fairie Festival in PA. We spent the day helping her in her booth, selling the most lovely hand dyed and hand painted silk skirts and wings. Lynda also makes beautiful headpieces. The colors are simply [...]