Hello and welcome back! Today I’m listing a craft book that will appeal to quilters, needleworkers and hand crafters in general. ATTENTION QUILTER WANNABEES… This book has step by step instructions for making quilted post cards. Think of all those fabric scraps you’ve been hanging on to – this was the reason! Everyone would love… Continue reading Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes
Good Monday to you all. As usual, Monday’s are a zooming day but I wanted to get one item posted to my shop today and I chose this “how to” book by Susan Tierney Cockburn. This lady knows how to make paper flowers like you wouldn’t believe! The book is packed with pictures and instructions. … Continue reading The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms
Happy Friday! Today I’ve added a Vintage card game to my shop’s inventory – but this isn’t just any card game – it’s the national game of Germany and is called the “King of German card games”. It certainly has lovely face cards! This is a three-person trick-taking card game and has been around since (approx)… Continue reading The “King of German Card Games”
Greetings and Good Day. The weather is changing here – Fall has arrived. And I love it! Cool days means long dog walks and when the rain falls – more time to spend in the craft room. Today’s new shop listing is a rare find for the embroiders out there. This is the definitive “how to” book… Continue reading Elsie Svennas Handbook of Lettering for Stitchers, 1973 Embroidery How To Book
Hello – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. Today I have an Estate Sale find, TWO pristine spools of Kaminow Tinsel for Crocheting or Knitting. We might be just a tad spoiled today as we can easily track down “specialty” threads, cords and yarns in an nearly endless variety of colors, finishes and weights. But… Continue reading 1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel
Welcome to a new day. One of the best things about Estate Sale shopping is you never know what you’re going to find. This time it was a couple of rare Antique Barber scissors tucked in with a couple of old sewing scissors in a crazy jumble of sewing supplies and craft odds and ends.… Continue reading Antique Genovese and Vogel Scissors
Hi everyone – I have a special post for you today. Reuse, recycle, upcycle, reprocess, reclaim, re-purpose, remake, remodel, upcycle, new use, salvage, economic sustainability, convert, transform, regenerate, fabricate, re-manufacture – and the list goes on. Now apply those words to arts and crafts. Today’s world is swollen with options, a place where there are… Continue reading The ReUse Market – Best Deal In Town!