NEW YEARS, PART 1 - I decided to make my New Years outfit from my vintage recyclable collection. This 100% Wool Pendleton Mills men's leisure suit jacket was just in line for a makeover.
First, I removed the sleeves and cut the bottom and pockets off. The collar was also removed and bias tape put on the seams. With my electric pinking shears I made 2" black velvet trim for the hem, sleeves and collar. I finished off by putting the original leather buttons back on.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
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Monday, October 28, 2013
Our Little Kitty, age 20, had been missing for over a week. We had looked everywhere for him, thinking the worst had happened. Little Kitty was completely blind and deaf and was totally reliant on us to feed and carry him around. One day he got out and disappeared-- we assumed he was somewhere around the outside or in the barn, but no trace of him was found. Until yesterday, when
Monday, October 21, 2013
Wash, and gently pick the ripest ones.
Put jars into a large water bath, and boil for 20 minutes. Lift out of bath and cool on towel.