Monday, July 15, 2019

Linen and lace booklet

I make these by hand
sitting in the evening when work is done
I can sew both sides of pages with
 no showing through
of stitches
Nice to hold and enjoy
Mail in a fat envelope, so easy
made a concertina book from linen and lace

the front tied

Sunday, July 14, 2019

How does she do that, folder

an 8 pocket card folder
filled it with tags and pictures
yarn tassel and lace paperclip added for a flourish!
Great to send to friends, 
mail with fat envelope, about a dollar

Saturday, July 6, 2019

French Friends, inspiration kit

Deux Amis

I put together a great kit to have fun with
Make a book or some wall art or whatever
It contains fabric
a print on cotton of two friends
yarns trims and pearls
seam binding in 4 colors
fabric pieces
lace trims
France word embroidered on cotton
I can embroider another word
 Just have fun

Friday, July 5, 2019

hanging tassel doll

I make dolls a lot
always a big kid at heart
so here are a couple of recent tassels

both 15 inches

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Lavender sachets French style

2 placed atop each other and tied with twine
Filled with lavender and batting
I added a French advertising logo and some very old lace
Put in a bowl for visitors to take home

Monday, July 1, 2019

Notre Dame, remembered

I visit the grand lady when in Paris
painted this the other day from a photo I took and a memory

Notre Dame Cathedral

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Tambour lace from France

beautiful Tambour lace from France
Victorian era
no holes and nice and clean from my dwindling collection
light ecru color
both pieces measure 20 x 8 inches


send to my pay-pal using my email address if you would like this treasure
shipping only in the US
unless you care to pay for International about 13.50


Sunday, June 23, 2019

it is still June, give away

 big thank you for coming by,

the cover

 here is a give away
French book pages and magazines make this small journal
put your name in comments if you would like to be in the draw
I would like a bit about you and why you would enjoy my work
Draw will be July 6th Saturday
good luck