The thing about glitter is if you get it on you, be prepared to have it on you forever. Glitter is the herpes of craft supplies.
Demetri Martin

Monday, March 3, 2014

Playing with Memories

Took a run out to Mahone Bay yesterday with some family for a girls Sunday drive. Dropped into Old Maders Warf Emporium while we were there and fell in love with the collection of antique toys. 

My favourite was this circa 1940's Spears Picture Stitching game. 


Filled with gorgeous vintage pictures for kids to further embellish with stitching! 


How sweet is that? Wanted it for my ever growing sewing memorabilia collection...  

Maybe on my next trip out. 

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Tied Shoelaces

Third Street is doing its part to combat the untied shoelace epidemic that has long plagued childhood. Stitched laces, embroidered with a uniform straight stitch   and a relatively steady hand, are guaranteed to remain tied throughout the most vigorous play times. And these shoes won't get stuck in the mud causing you to have to walk home in a socked foot, much to your Mom's dismay. 

Now, if only we could stitch laces to our actual children's tootsies. 

Friday, February 14, 2014

To Sew or Not to Sew

Sewing makes me happy. It makes me feel good the way a cup of tea and a good book do. It is satisfying to the soul. So why don't i do it more often? Why do we so often let the things that make us feel complete become forgotten or set aside. Same could be said about my writing and this gravely neglected blog. But that message would merely be redundant in this format. I am sorry for that. For the multiple sorries. Sorry. 

Yup. That about sums it up. 

Maybe next time I'll have some pictures of something awesome I've sewn. 

Sigh. 

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Merry Christmas!

We hope everyone is getting into the
Christmas spirit!

We wish you all
joy and peace
throughout the holidays
and long into the upcoming year.

Be happy and safe.

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