Archive for vintage sheets
The first three sheet swap packages have arrived, and I’m told several more are on their way. My poor postal carrier is really going to have it in for me. Between the (many, heavy) packages going out, and now these packages coming in… well, I could swear I hear her grumbling under her breath when [...]continue reading "Trickling in"
Hello! The official signup sheet is ready. If you want to be a part of the sheet swap, please fill out this form. In a nutshell this is how the swap will work: You will find a cool vintage sheet or pillowcase (or more than one – as many as you like!) You will cut [...]continue reading "Sign up for the Vintage Sheet Swap"
I was encouraged by those of you who showed interest in having another sheet swap, and I ended up at the thrift shop yesterday. A few stripes and a floral found their way back to my house. Later I was wandering around online, and oh! there are some really unbelievable mod florals on eBay! I [...]continue reading "We’re on!"
I’m getting that itch again. The same one I had roughly four years ago. If you were here then, you might know what I’m talking about… I feel another sheet swap coming on. What do you think of trading pieces of your pretty vintage sheet finds? And maybe pillowcases, too? They’re perfect for turning into [...]continue reading "Sheetsanity"
The sewing machine has been liberated from it’s basement prison, and I am scratching that itch. What did I choose to make? Something that wasn’t even on my list… I’m making a nice little pile of skirts in vintage fabrics. They’re (mostly) not for me, though. They’re destined for the shop, in fact. I’ve been [...]continue reading "Scratching that itch"
I spent a good portion of my day behind the sewing machine. I made a few more head scarves from Weekend Sewing – those things are just what I need for keeping my long hair out of my face when I’m leaning over a project, or (more importantly) out of my eyes and my mouth [...]continue reading "Opportunities lost"
No, I’m not really drunk. I just wanted to talk about three bags made out of sheets, and the phrase popped right into my head. I’m not above kicking back with a Mike’s Hard Lime later, though, if you prefer for me to represent truth in advertising… These three little piles each contain two fat [...]continue reading "Three sheets to the wind"
So, I went ahead and did it. It only took about 1/2-hour, and used up 1/4 of a sheet I had thrifted for $4. Quick and inexpensive – just the way I like it Would you like to know how to make your own fun and full Spring skirt? It’s pretty easy. Here’s what you [...]continue reading "I like my skirts fast and cheap: a tutorial"