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
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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


Thursday, September 15, 2011

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







Carolyn Dolls has this pattern for a bunka doll, as well as other interesting items.

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
https://youtu.be/GnIY6_Bjbzk 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.