I am always finding great vintage and previously owned craft supplies in addition to having leftover pieces myself. I have a special addiction to sewing patterns so I usually pick up a lot of them. Here is my latest addition to the Thrifty Craft store (Follow Thrifty Craft on Facebook and find a few treasures for yourself!)
Although technically not the very first sewing machine invented, in 1829 Barthelemy Thimonnier invented the first practical and widely used sewing machine. Thimonnier was a French tailor (wouldn’t you know).
I am working on improving my site. It might get a bit messy in here… watch your step please while I shift things around a bit.
Wow! My custom stuffies have become my second most popular item!
Here is one I made last week. Like it? You can get your own in my Etsy store Daisy May Days
If you are like me you have lots of old Christmas towels, table cloths, napkins and other cloth items that have nostalgic value but no longer go well with your current decor or are just worn or stained from years of loving use. Have you considered creating a memory quilt with those items? Most people think of memory quilts as made of old clothing from a loved one but there are many different kinds of memory quilts. Some ideas would be to make place mats, table runners, decorative wall tapestries, or cheery holiday throw to wrap up in on a chilly night.
If you try this send me a pic! I love seeing others creative ideas.
Not ready to tackle a memory quilt on your own but still want one? I make all kinds of memory quilts. Contact me directly here or visit my Etsy shop Daisy May Days.
Happy Holidays Everyone!
I injured my arm. And then the blind on the window overlooking my main sewing machine decided to jump off the track if I didn’t use both hands. So now the evil blind is in the trash and I made this curtain from two discarded cotton scarves. What do you think? I kind of like it.