doll clothes

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

i love finding grab bags full of vintage sewing goodies at the thrift store. last week i found one full of vintage woven trim (the kind i like to hoard!) and scraps of fabric. this was some of the fabric! doll clothes panels…click the picture to enlarge! the prints are pretty cute. i wouldn’t mind a […]


Thursday, March 18th, 2010

you won’t believe what i found at the junkyard last weekend. i saw the beat up case peeking out and i knew right away… well, it wasn’t actually in the junkyard, but in the junkyard parking lot there’s a little thrift store which i have never seen open until that day. it was also 1/2 […]

world’s largest ric rac!

Friday, May 15th, 2009

okay, i don’t know if there’s any truth to that claim, but it sure is the biggest ric rac i’ve ever seen… i found this a long time ago (almost two decades!) stuffed in a bag of assorted trim at the thrift store. it was pretty thrilling! i made a red velvet dress way back when and […]

super sweet sewing machine

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

  i picked up this beauty at the thrift store a few days ago for under twenty dollars. when i opened up the case i knew i couldn’t leave the store without it (i like to think i know a good thing when i see it!) i use my trusty old industrial singer & merrow machines for […]

thrift store cuties

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

i found these little ladies at the thrift store this weekend. i was pretty thrilled! they look like they would be fun to try and make. the bottom is 1 1/4″ tall and the head is about 7/8″. they are from denmark.