Real Dream Reader, Please Stand Up! Post 4 for #Blogging101

Today’s task for #blogging101 asks us to identify our ideal reader and address this post to her/him, plus include an element not used before . About the audience: this is a niche blog and my target audience (or dream reader) should be easy; any one of the following, and more, qualify as my ideal reader: 1. One who sews. 2. One… Read More Real Dream Reader, Please Stand Up! Post 4 for #Blogging101

Love Thy (Blogging) Neighbor. Post 3 for Blogging U, #Blogging101

This image has nothing to do with the contents of the post; I just want to include it here for some vintage fashion eye candy, circa 1966. Check out the glorious fanny pack! Today’s assignment from Blogging101 has to do with “saying hello to the neighbors”. That is, find and follow other bloggers. If one is going… Read More Love Thy (Blogging) Neighbor. Post 3 for Blogging U, #Blogging101

This is How I Roll or First Assignment for Blogging U.

To my readers who have faithfully and very sweetly been reading my blog posts: you will see more frequent posts here because I’ve gone and signed up for Blogging 101, a course offered by the blogging software company – WordPress.com – whose platform I use to publish my posts. The posts published while I’m taking this… Read More This is How I Roll or First Assignment for Blogging U.

Published! Stylish Laundry Bag – and Another Version With #Grommets

  If you have to haul your dirty clothes to the laundry, I suggest you haul them in great style. I made this pillowcase-style laundry bag for my daughter who was probably just requesting a utilitarian sack to carry her dry cleanables to the corner laundry in New York. No fun. Trust Mama to turn… Read More Published! Stylish Laundry Bag – and Another Version With #Grommets

Frills & Fancies: #CoatsandClark Leaflet, 1934. Vintage, Easy, Fun and Impractical

Dear Readers, did you ever read the fascinating history of Coats and Clarks‘ 200 year timeline back in 2012? You must! I love it when centuries old established companies live in the 21st century – so of course, Coats and Clark has a sewing blog called Sewing Secrets with awesome content. No, this is not an… Read More Frills & Fancies: #CoatsandClark Leaflet, 1934. Vintage, Easy, Fun and Impractical