Works in progress…

This is my vintage leopard pouch…. I bought it years ago in at a vintage shop in Wausau, WI.  I love it, the thing about pouches and purses is that they tend to outlast all other wardrobe items. I bought a vintage red leather jacket with twist and lock closures, that I have long sinceContinue reading “Works in progress…”

Another Vintage Doily…

in the works. Exploring some more crochet tubework…  Many of the doilies I have perused in vintage magazines are white or another solid color and my favorite part of making these doilies is adding color to them.  Doilies, in my opinion, are pieces of artwork.  They create such a visual story and I find myselfContinue reading “Another Vintage Doily…”

Throw Back Thursday – Vintage Doilies

My Mom gave me these vintage McCall’s Needlework after my Grandma G died about this time last year.  She is the one who taught me to crochet.  I remember sitting in her family room, working on  double crochet with this bright orange yarn.  She knit and crochet and loved making afghans.   She loved doiliesContinue reading “Throw Back Thursday – Vintage Doilies”