before you know it – you’re vintage cool


Well, maybe I’m not vintage cool, but my sewing machine certainly is! As I took it out to hem the chopped off sleeves of a shirt, I was thinking about the forty years I’ve had this little Genie.  Continue reading

the thing about rickrack


Wikipedia says that the popularity of rickrack is attributed to the 1970’s following of the trendy pioneer look thanks to the  TV program Little House on the Prairie, but I know better. It was much earlier than that. Continue reading