before you know it – you’re vintage cool

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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

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the thing about rickrack

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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