Sunday, December 25, 2011

Lynn Samuels and Lora Brooks 1959

Lynn died Christmas eve.  She was a one of a kind, always independent. 

Lynn and Lora.  Probably taken in the park across the street from Bayside High School.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Fall 2011

Jo-Ann is on the second floor of the Midway Shopping Center, Scarsdale, NY

A brief tour of Jo-Anns in Scarsdale.
Doll pin on left is from Allison, thank you!
Ornaments for Allison
wool cuts purchased on Etsy from kisslockheartfelt
Hooked Rug sewn to pillow

Happy Halloween

Adapted from a pattern in the September/October 1994 Cross Stitch and Country Crafts


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Prize from Sew Many Girls

Allison, thank you so much for the lovely prize.  I look forward to setting it up next Fourth of July.  Her blog is sewmanygirls

Monday, September 05, 2011

Lady Yo Yo

Primitive Jan a Prim Pal of mine, sent me the yo yos.    
The doll pattern is Linda's Angel by Laura Ruckle.       
It was in the September 2011 issue of Soft Dolls & Animals.

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Magician, my adaptation of a pattern by Terese Cato

This pattern appeared in the May 2011 edition of Soft Dolls and Animals.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011

Spring 2011

Made from a pattern by Pineberry Lane

My Prim Pals Happiness Swap from Sharon Posey

Ohhh! I've been spoiled.  This is my happiness swap from Debbie Kiefer.
I turned my siggy squares into a pillowcase

On Prim Pals we have a monthly happiness swap. This is what I sent to my swap partner.
Beaded fringe I bought at Tinsel Trading.

Old dining room chair, covered in brown velour
This is my Prim Pals March 2011 Happiness Swap. It was from prairiepatch.

Unfortunately, I didn't take pictures of the swap I sent prairiepatch.  Here's a sampler I sent to someone as part of a Prim Pals Spring Swap.

Friday, March 04, 2011

Winter 2010

First Forsythia of Spring
first forsythia
photo by unforth

heart pin, Clover heart yo yo maker

Sun Bonnet needlecase snow in the Bronx

Yolanda, from the November 2010 Soft Dolls & Animals. Pattern by
Aletha Ike Putney.
I doubt if I will ever do a doll with so many pieces again. Doll completed January 9, 2011
Flat Faery, my interpretation of a pattern by Paula McGee in the March 2011 issue of Soft Dolls & Animals.

December 27, 2010 8:20 a.m.
Aftermath of the first winter snow.
One person digging out his car.
The wind is what made it awful.
Take a look at unforth's photos of Van Cortlandt Park.

December 30, 2010 Completed Keeper of Memories by elinor peace bailey. I haven't decided how to dress her yet.