Vintage Inspired Pillowcase Nightgowns

I love a loose-fitting cotton nightgown for summer. Winter wanted a summer nightgown, and so she set forth to make one using a pillow case we had. It was a hand-me-down from my mother (the sheets had worn out) and was rather long, being a king-sized pillow case. It wasn’t a vintage-embroidered pillowcase, but she…


Personalized Bath Towels

Several years ago, it became rather obvious that the standard two-towel towel racks were not going to be enough for our family’s needs. We switched the towel racks out to some hooks that my husband found on eBay. We added a piece of molding to the wall first, painted it, and then added the hooks….


Embroidered Bees and a Giveaway

Note: This post contains affiliate links. I came across a beautiful whitework embroidered bee on Pinterest. I was fascinated by it. The pattern was created by Sarah Homfray. Sarah has achieved one of my life-long desires in attending the Royal School of Needlework in England. She teaches embroidery classes in England. You can see more…

A Gift A Day

A Gift a Day: Day Seven–Embroidered Socks

There are lots of tutorials for Pottery Barn knockoffs, and some for Anthropolgie knockoffs. For the seventh day of a Gift a Day, I am bringing you a very simple Janie and Jack knockoff. Today’s project: Embroidered Socks I embroidered both the flower and the leaves using three strands of floss. I did a three…