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Free Image Friday – Caspari Sketch

I love the simplicity of this sketch. The black & white media brings out the details in her hair, gloves and expression. To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder […]

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Free Image Friday – Eldredge B Sewing Machine

I love sewing history. This little vintage bird card bears the name of the Eldredge “B” sewing machine. This company would later become Janome. Want to learn more? Here’s a link to an article about the history of the Eldredge Sewing Machine Company from the International Sewing Machine Collector’s Society. To download this free image, […]

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Free Image Friday – Vintage Flowers

This beautiful French illustration is of the Fringed China Primrose (or so says Google translate!). I love the vibrant colors & shading. This is the ideal image to print & frame. To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) […]

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Beauty in the Midst of Blight: the Sacred Sewing Room

A look out the widow of the Sacred Sewing Room… …this begins the story of my trip to Detroit with the non-profit, Enchanted Makeovers. Founder and visionary, Terry Grahl, created Enchanted Makeovers to provide beauty in the face of blight for women and children living in shelters throughout the country. Through partnerships with existing shelters, […]

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