Sometimes you need to stop what you are doing for others, and make time for yourself. It has been a crazy few months with non-stop mask making. Although I have taken time to work in the gardens, sometimes competing with the wildlife for the fruit (currently it looks like the chipmunks have been enjoying our strawberries, and although the raspberries look to be a good crop, we know from experience they love them as well) and pruning and tending . In addition, I have been working with my husband on updating our living room, and as previously posted: reupholstered a chair for him and madeRead More →

This morning I was able to update the FOR SALE – Face Masks page. The various masks are sorted by size and style. Be sure to scroll to find what you are looking for. As of today, the emergent need for masks is changing. Individuals are seeking to purchase quality masks for when they are required to wear them. Since there are many available mask options available, you have choices from business supply stores, social media click-bait sites, even fabric stores are now selling pre-made masks, as well as other seamstresses who are still selling masks. Although I would love for you to purchase from me,Read More →

A few years back my husband and I found a chair at a yard sale in which the frame work was in excellent condition. The fabric and cushion were fine as well, yet the denim fabric was faded in spots. Although in great condition, the fabric situation really bothered me, yet he loved the chair, so home it come where I cleaned it up for him. Just a “few” years later, a few weeks ago (2 yrs since we purchased it), I found the perfect denim to recover it for him. Fortunately he loved it!!  Truth be told, we are in the midst of doingRead More →

This year has provided an interesting challenge for brides. Some are fortunate their venues are still open, as long as they have a small enough gathering, some are not so fortunate. Lindsey arrived earlier in the week, while on school break, returning to finish her work, to return later in July. Since she was not one to fluctuate with her weight, and all that really needed to be done was the hem and bustle, we decided to take care of this now, reducing one item off her to-do list. 5 hems, 3 tulle layers, 1 lining layer and her main dress layer. The main dressRead More →