Tag Archives: Vintage Notions Book


Crossroads Embroidery: Back Stitch

Welcome to the fourth video in the Crossroads Embroidery Series. During the remaining videos in this series, we will be learning some basic embroidery stitches and I will be sharing a FREE embroidery design with each tutorial. Last time, we learned the Cross Stitch and today I’m excited to teach you the Back Stitch. In […]


A Holiday Treat to Share: Candy Cane Popcorn

One of my favorite holiday treats to make for friends and neighbors (and anyone passing through my kitchen!) is this recipe for Candy Cane Popcorn. I’ve shared it here before, but it bears repeating, as it’s the perfect gift to whip up and present to others in this season of gathering and joy. I just […]

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Vintage Notions Monthly!

It’s here – Vintage Notions Monthly! Thank you again for being a part of the launch! we am extremely excited to offer my Vintage Notions Monthly magazine to you. Here is the launch special you’ve been waiting for! Vintage Notions Monthly (print versions): Buy both Issues 1 & 2 for limited time and receive Issue […]


New Year’s Inspiration For You

Excerpt from the New Year’s letter to the students of the Woman’s Institute, Inspiration Newsletter, January 1922 As many of you know, I am an obsessive collector of vintage fashion and sewing content. The above excerpt is from my collection of Woman’s Institute material that inspired my book Vintage Notions (read the full inspirational letter […]


Our Vintage Made Modern Blog Tour

Welcome to the Vintage Made Modern blog tour! I’m so excited to share with you my new fabric line, Vintage Made Modern Centennial Celebration. This fabric was inspired by the art in my book Vintage Notions. Vintage Notions featured original content from the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, which was founded by my […]


New Fabric Line! Vintage Made Modern

Recently in my Quilt Market recap post I gave you a sneak peek of my new line with RJR Fabrics, the Vintage Made Modern Centennial Celebration. Today I want to share with you the story behind the collection. In 2010 I published my book Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and […]

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