{Merry Month of May}

It’s already May? I have not been creating a thing the past few weeks and wanted to catch up on my blog. So yet again, I have random posts to share today.

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My daughter Alli took me to a local park that she loves so much. Delhi is on the outskirts of Ann Arbor, Michigan and has the Huron River rolling through it. The river was beautiful this spring day, and I had to hobble down a steep embankment to get there (some assistance from daughter), but it was well worth it. Our little Mom and Daughter selfie show here.

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This is my skirt that I finished last month. I still need to tweak it a bit, because I am swimming in it…but I got it done and that is an accomplishment to me! :-)

With Mother’s Day approaching this weekend, I hope you all have a wonderful celebration.

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{Lacy Fabric Tags and Replica Key}

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This sweet key was given to me this past week when my daughter was unpacking some of her things since her move here. It is a replica she purchased at the Whitefish Point Lighthouse gift shop, most likely one of the lighthouse keepers from long ago. But, I just love it!! Last night, she sent me a link that they still needed volunteers to stay at some of the lighthouses this year as “keepers” in part of a volunteer program Michigan does with many of their lights. I am sending an email this morning to see if any of those “spots” are still available. What an awesome service that would be!

 

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These are a few fabric tags that I made a few weeks back. Still getting used to the sewing machine, but I am further then I was two months ago controlling and using it. The weather has been so gorgeous here this past week, all I want to do is be outside and drink it in.

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{Vintage Laces Fabric Book}

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Ahhhhhh! To sew and to sew some more…such little things we take for granted and now I can do them again in small doses. First, it was tackling the pedal on the machine. My ankle was not strong enough in February, but now after wearing ankle weights and trying over and over I can control the pedal pretty darn good! :-)

This fabric book has oodles of antique laces, vintage collars and mother of pearl buttons. I also added some Tim Holtz music fabric and a few of his fabric cabinet card images (thanks to Terri Heinz) and of course the beautiful images throughout the book are from Paper Whimsy.
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Thanks for peeking at my art work! Wishing you a Terrific Tuesday!

{Sweet Little Cuffs}

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I started these cuffs back in May 2014. All that they really needed were a few more buttons and lace to tie them around the wrist. This week I sat down and finished them. It felt good to complete them after they had been sitting waiting for so long. Lots of vintage laces, mother of pearl buttons, and seed beads on each one.

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