1950's Chiffon Dress: Cleaning and Care for Fabrics ~ Restoration
Industry has taken flight to "Dry Clean Only". This (to me) is like the FDA stamping all of our food with expiration dates. I believe it has been done to force the consumer to buy...
Yarn Hoarding ~ Lesson learned from 9/11
I tend to buy something and then ‘save’ it. Or buy too much so I won’t run out. I’ve done this my entire life. Why? I don’t know.
Knitting Needle Organizer - Patience Of A Needle Worker & How to Finish a Project
To get a project finished I learned long ago the importance of patience. Patience comes naturally for some but I believe it can be acquired.
The Red Wool Sweater (free knitting pattern after story)
Mom and Dad would travel often it seemed especially to England. That would make sense since Mom came from there.
When I was just 9 ~ She was 14
The room was next to mine. As I walked by in the hallway I could see her desk. She had all sorts of cool things....
STRAIGHT NEEDLES! The Second Lesson (free Barbie dress pattern after story)
PULL THE TAIL ~ Learning to spool knit
One day Mom got a hammer, 4 nails and a spent thread spool. Thread spools then were made from wood.