Gathering Threads


spring sewing

    Are Petunias a Sign of Spring?

    Posted by on Mar 04 2012

    Is it spring yet? I don’t know. It’s March now but the temperature has been all over the map. Below freezing one day, soaring the next. It’s enough to give a person whiplash. All I know is I’m tired of winter clothes.  I want flowers and warm temperatures and no heavy coats. So last weekend, […]

    Smocking Projects, Winter and Spring

    Posted by on Feb 14 2012

    Another session of swimming lessons is upon us, which means another session of easy to smock from the sidelines garments under way. Here’s the first one, which is a square yoke design from AS&E #30, published in 1994.   It’s one I’ve had my eye on for a while and when I found a deep […]