Discovering the Punch Needle

Discovering the Punch Needle

(Used with a #9 Oxford Punch Needle) This is the perspective of a newbie. I have always wanted to learn to embroidery stitch by hand, but it seems time consuming, and it requires sitting still.  I'd like to reserve my sitting for reading a good book.  BUT then I learned about the Punch Needle, and [...]

Triangle Sleeve Top (Refashion)

Triangle Sleeve Top (Refashion)

It was a Saturday; I was in Goodwill singing along to Ace of Base, and I found this blouse. I'm always looking for a light weight fabric that I can wear in the summer and can then layer in the colder seasons.  I loved the print so I knew it had potential even it if [...]

Rolling Stone Vest

Rolling Stone Vest

I saw this lace vest at ModCloth and yeah, I wanted it...but ... "well, no, you can't always get what you want" I went to the thrift store to browse for stuff, and I found some lace curtains for a buck. "but if you just try sometimes you just might find, you get what you neeeeed." Those [...]

Itty Bitty Peach and Lace

Itty Bitty Peach and Lace

Remember when Mindy shared with us her sweet gender reveal? Well, the baby girl is here! And  after I saw that adorable, chunky face, I knew she needed a little peach and lace. I had picked up a white table runner awhile back at the antique store hoping refashion it into something girly. It made the perfect [...]