Valley of Dolls Zine Giveaway

Hello there, my darlings. I have something delightful to share with you. I just received a bundle of Valley of Dolls zines in the mail. I have an interview in there, and the lovely publisher sent me a few copies to share with you. This zine is just jam packed with dolly awesomeness. Oh, this zine. Where do I start? Valley of Dolls is put together by the very talented Su Mwamba of Tanglecrafts. Have you visited her blog? Or {Read More}

Crafty Book Review – Simple Sewing for Baby by Lotta Jansdotter

Lotta Jansdotter’s Simple Sewing for Baby: 24 Easy Projects for Newborns to Toddlers Many, many, many years ago, I came across a Lotta Jansdotter book in Japan. I was instantly smitten with her simple, striking designs. Now, many many many years later, it’s easy to come by her textiles and hooray! her books. With a little one on the way, I knew I had to have her Simple Sewing for Baby. I really resonated with her introduction. Here was a {Read More}

Crafty Book Review – Embroidery Companion

Embroidery Companion: Classic Designs for Modern Living I’ve been a fan of Ms. Paulson’s adorable blog for years. (How could I not? Corgis! Crafts! Cakes!) So I was thrilled to see that she had a new book out, and about one of my favorite topics, no less. The photography is simply gorgeous, and the pages are a lovely weight. Seriously. If you’re into that sort of thing, you’ll notice that this book just feels dreamy to hold. It is, quite {Read More}