Tag Archives: Patterns

Dress it Up, Dress it Down

I am a Happy Camper.  Halloween is here, the most wonderful time of the year!  And if it seems like I am confusing my holidays what with the carol title and all, just chalk it up to the stores putting … Continue reading

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Facts is Facts

Well, there’s no use denying it, fall is here for reals.  We still haven’t had a freeze yet, but things are turning at an alarming rate.  Witness my birch tree and burning bush:     I love the fall and … Continue reading

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Friday Fabric Follies

We like textiles, really, we do.  We both have the linen closets, boxes, and baskets full  to prove it.  We carry home orphan linens of all sorts.  We can’t stand to see a home-made doily languishing at a sale for … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Kitchen Linens–a Book Review and True Confession

The book that inspired this post is The Kitchen Linens Book by EllynAnne Geisel: We each got a copy while shopping at Tuesday Morning–neither of us could resist that dancing tea cup on the cover.  It only seemed natural to … Continue reading

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I Love Aprons!

Before starting the post, I want to remind you to enter our apron give-away by the end of May.  All you have to do is email us at TheSecondHandRoses@gmail.com. Now, on to our regularly scheduled post. Hi, my name is … Continue reading

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Fashion Doll Pattern Palooza

We mentioned a couple of weeks ago, how we had hit a sale with more patterns than we had ever seen.  I was absolutely tickled to pieces to find a whole passel of Fashion Doll patterns, as I have a … Continue reading

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Friday Finds with a Severe Clown Warning in the Forecast

I knew it was going to be an interesting week when I got this fortune in my fortune cookie: Ain’t that the story of our lives?  This week proved no exception; there were plenty of terrible finds.  Those loyal readers … Continue reading

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Handmade Friday Finds

Fall is slipping away much too quickly; garage sale season is almost over here.  Neither of us would like to live anywhere really hot, but it might almost be worth it to be able to go to garage sales all … Continue reading

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Pattern Frenzy

Did we mention that we have a thing for vintage craft patterns? Well, we do. I think being the crafty Martha Stewart (NOT) wannabes we are, that we can’t resist a good pattern. Problem is, we frequently can’t resist a … Continue reading

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