Embellished Tank

Embellished Tank

I buy a lot of vintage linens and really love retro prints.  I love the big flowery prints because they’re perfect for making plain tank tops look cute.   Start with a plain tank top, fusible iron-on web, and your choice offabric for embellishing. Directions:...
Testing Week

Testing Week

It’s been a long week for the boys, filled with long days of school testing, preceded by weeks of practice testing.  Enough to make them all feel a bit frazzled.  To give them something to look forward to, I promised them something fun after school every day. ...
Quilted Babydoll Smock

Quilted Babydoll Smock

Recently, I was inspired by a $900 Tsumori Chisato dress, and figured I could create my own version for much less.   A recent find of a huge bag of antique quilt and floursack squares at one of my favorite thrift shops worked perfectly for this project. Supplies: A...
Crepes with Honey Mascarpone & Strawberries

Crepes with Honey Mascarpone & Strawberries

My family loves these crepes served for dessert, but they would also make a spectacular breakfast treat.  The subtle infusion of flavor from the orange zest really makes them special.   Ingredients 1 egg 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon granulated...
Crepes with Honey Mascarpone & Strawberries

Crepes with Honey Mascarpone & Strawberries

My family loves these crepes served for dessert, but they would also make a spectacular breakfast treat.  The subtle infusion of flavor from the orange zest really makes them special.   Ingredients 1 egg 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon granulated...