|Ceramic spools of yarn and herringbone tape, lift off the lids and they are candles!|
|Here's the top of the herringbone spool.|
Another gift I got was this adorable book- Sew Retro! It's a history of home sewing in the US. Who knew that Ebenezer Butterick was the first one to put out a sized pattern? Well, some of you might have but I didn't.
|Cover of Sew Retro: A Stylish History of the Sewing Revolution by Judi Keiteler|
|Time line of history of home sewing and the sewing industry along the bottom of all pages|
|History by decade or era|
|This book is full of projects that home sewists can do today! So popular right now: aprons!|
Ok kids, I'm off to bequeath my old sewing machine to some cute little nieces and give them their first sewing lesson- a patchwork pillow- on this snowy/rainy day before new years eve.