Cancer research

help raise money for cancer research please readMy daughter has composed, written, and sang a song for a contest that raises funds for cancer research the contest ends the last day on November. Please vote for her as she needs to be in the top 20 to go to the next level. Currently she is 23. Thank you for your help.

Please go here to vote for her

Happy Santa Lucia Day

Santa Lucia and baby Jesus and nativity
My grandmother did this when we were little girls my older sister and myself.  We (my older sister and myself) would put on a crown of candles and walk through the house bearing treats.  Now that my grandmother has passed I guess it is time for me to pick of the light again and pass it on to my own children to do.  Above is one of two crowns we wore as children that my grandmother ( Vova had on display in 2009).

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The Sound of Music

This is the current production I am working on

Mom’s green/brown organdy/organza dress

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This is an interesting dress that depending on how the light shines on it you see brown or green or both.

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Added lace to gingham dress

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hem crochet laceFor got to take a picture of the lace before I added it to the dress but I found this old picture that has two of the laces in it the antique ones.
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Mom’s purple froth

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The dress is open on the side in this photo i just wanted a straight on shot of the dress and did not dare close it up for fear of hurting it.
This is the smallest dress I am guessing mom wore it about 7th-9th  grade at the most which seems sort of odd considering the style of the dress.

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Little gingham dress done but not done

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I finished sewing the gingham dress on Sunday but I as most know can not leave something plain Jane or the way a pattern tells me to do.  I have to add something to make it a little more special or a little more me.

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