Friday, March 11

vintage 1920s dennison crepe paper

my weakness....vintage crepe paper.
this lovely set is on its way to my house, can't even wait. i'll be sewing ruffles all week i expect.

the box of vintage floral wire on spools is for making crepe paper flowers.
i found this book made by the dennison company, how to make crepe paper flowers. look how cool the patterns are:

blush and bashful has a lovely tutorial for making crepe paper flowers. i love this photo from her blog showing how the crepe paper is cut and rolled up.

martha stewart decorated this whole cake with crepe paper flowers, isn't it just a delicious tower of spring and cake? happy weekend, julie

Saturday, March 5

something pretty to sew this weekend.....

thanks for the darling email from leslie at essisews, she sent me the link to how about orange where my crocheted flower tutorial is featured. love the images all together of these darling projects to sew. makes you want to get out your stash doesn't it....

Crocheted flowers by me
Appliqued pillow at Fiskars
Retro apron at Sew4Home
Tea wallet by Handmade Therapy
Gathered potholder by Prudent Baby
Zipper brooches at Craft Stylish
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