Welcome dear friends!
Wow, can you believe it...Spring will officially
arrive on Sunday!
Hip Hip, Hooray!
Today, I'm happy to announce some good news...
Yes, I'm finally ready to start gearing up for the new
Schoolgirl Samplar Club!
So, if you enjoy early motifs, alphabets, symbolism,
houses and much, much more...stayed turned
over the next several weeks all the details!
Little Sparrow Pinkeep Club Updates...
The scheduled ship date for kit number one
is on or before March 31st.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Little Sparrow Pinkeep Club Memberships
DO NOT AUTOMATICALLY RENEW like some
clubs...if you are on the installment plan and want your
membership to continue for 2016...you must let me know
either by an email or call me at (608) 799~4418 to
confirm your renewal...thank you!
I'm happy to announce my dear friend Ona is
helping me with the kitting process!
What a blessing to have extra helping hands...we make
a perfect team!
The Early Workbasket...
Metal Thread Stands; cira 1875~1940
Metal thread stands were typically made in either
England, Germany or the USA.
USA; painted metal, four spindles, pincushion; c.1935
Thread stands are perfect to add to any sewing room...
Both practical and eye catching!
Typically, a metal thread stand will include a center pincushion...
Corduroy was a popular pincushion covering during the 1930's.
The number of thread spindles will vary according to the style...
Double tier, center swivel mechanism.
Some will have the added feature of a center thimble holder...
Perfect for a quilter or wool applique project!
Here's a view without the thread...
USA; eight spindle swivel thread well, polished metal; c.1930
Some with have a fancier base...
Similar to the last one, but no thimble holder!
Wrought iron ones will tend to be more elaborate...
This style has everything...pinkeep, six swivel spindles, lower
Love the old pinkeep mounted on top...
So many fun things to keep your eyes open for while
out rummaging and antiquing!
Hope you all enjoy spending time in your special
I'm looking forward to spending a relaxing Sunday
with my family as we celebrate my
It's hard to believe I'll be 55...I sure don't feel like it!
Some say when you hit your "Speed Limit" year,
you're suppose to slow down...
Nope, not me...not a chance!!!!!!
Weekend Soul Food...
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace,
whose mind is stayed on thee:
because he trusteth in thee.
Hoping Spring's arrival in your neighborhood
is sunny and warm!