Platter Potato Salad in a Sewing Blog!

I make no claims to being a great cook.  I’m a decent cook,  although definitely not a baker since I have a tendency to burn things.  However, I do love to entertain.  At the garden party at Threads of Time, people clamored for my potato salad recipe, which I got from a magazine a couple […]

Funky, fun, and not too serious…..

Ever feel like life is just too serious? That you want to laugh more? That art doesn’t have to be complicated? Check out this quilt displayed at Threads of Time in Danville, Illinois.  Titled “Funky Flock,” it was pieced by Mary Bird and taken from the book “Hot Flashes of Inspiration.” Isn’t it fun? If […]

Dying to be a Dress…..

  This new, vibrant collection from Dear Stella called “Oh, Happy Day!”  is just calling out to me.  Orange, pink, and blue on a solid navy background. (Love the feisty color combo!)   I’m sure it wants to be a dress, probably a retro-looking 1950’s style, with the dots used in a fitted, sleeveless bodice […]