I had the opportunity this week to visit one of my favourite thrift stores. This is one I only get to in the summer when I am at the lake which is fine because their inventory turns over very slowly. Usually I can find some treasures though since almost anything fiber related is interesting as far as I'm concerned. I found an old how to quilt book - maybe I will finally figure out how to baste a quilt? Also a book of Christmas patterns for Swedish Weaving. I know I have some monk's cloth around somewhere so maybe I'll give that a go... Who can resist issues of McCalls Needleworks and Crafts? Especially the funky Annual of Creative Handcrafts from 1971? It is chock full of instructions for macrame, batik, hairpin lace and more! Thrift stores always seem to be a treasure trove for knitting patterns. These I might actually make. As you might be able to tell I am besotted with anything with cables. Fisherman`s knits were my favourite knitting era! You can never ha
I have lots of posts on embroidery, needlework and crazy quilting. Right now, in the time of Covid pandemic, my interests have turned to living frugally, gardening, cooking, etc. A regular Suzie Homemaker!