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Goat (or horse or any animal!) Embroidered Shirt

Goat (or horse or any animal!) Embroidered Shirt

Though it can’t been seen very well in this picture, I am wearing my hand embroidered goat shirt. On the front is a pack goat climbing down a mountain. On the sleeve is a cute kid.  If you know the basics of hand embroidery this […]

“Branded” Boots

“Branded” Boots

My mother always complained my choice of boots looked like boy’s boots.  These are not boy’s work boots for the tongue says Herman Survivors For Her. Still, to make them really look like girls work boots, I decided to “brand” them with hearts. This was […]

Persimmon Seed Buttons

Persimmon Seed Buttons

Did you know you can make buttons from persimmon seeds?  If you do much sewing, you know buttons can quickly add to the cost of a garment.  Back in the 1800’s folks made persimmon seed buttons and it is still and economical thing to do! […]

Up-cycling cute children’s clothes to adult’s clothing

Up-cycling cute children’s clothes to adult’s clothing

“Up-cycling” maybe a new word, but the concept has been around for generations. Up-cycling clothes, especially cute children’s clothes to adult’s clothing, are a great way to wear them again! When I was somewhere around six years old, I saw this adorable stretch knit dress […]