Do you want to see more hand-dyed fabric?

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I do too! Getting it started is a big expense. Of course I already have the know how and dye. It’s the fabric, serger (because ragged edges are a pain) that is the hurdle. That’s where you come in. I need all the help to get this started now instead of later, or never. Please […]


The Witches are invading Etsy!

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Two new Halloween fobs have been put on Etsy with more to come. Plus, a pumpkin or two. These fobs are hand-made with hand-made cord using silks, over-dyes, metallics, ribbon and various other fibers. I would put them on this website but I have not mastered the art of quantities and since they are each […]


Gertrude and Queenie

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Two new girls will be released in August. They are Gertrude who celebrates teachers and “school days”. Queenie celebrates bees and hives. September will bring a bigger, spookier design and two more girls will be making their debut…possibly a girl who celebrates Halloween? I’ve been having a lot of fun turning them all into pillows […]

Betsy Ross

New threads and designs!

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July’s Every Day Girls are available now. Ask for them at your LNS and please share finished pictures of your designs, with everyone, on my facebook page. I have been thinking about finishing them into small pillows or making them into a quilt wall hanging. I will keep you updated on that. Also, this month […]


5 new silks!

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  I have released 5 new silks.  I think Leslie (www.undertheseafabrics.com) should be happy!  I will be using them in designs once I get a greater color range. The new colors are: Sunshower (comparable to the cotton color Between the Shadows). It’s a really light yellow color that stitches up with a nice aged look. […]


The Every Day Girls

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These adorable girls love to celebrate life…Holidays, Birthdays and even rainy days. Every day is cause for celebration! Two new designs for June 2016 uses all Ship’s Manor threads (DMC conversion included). Threads needed for Flora are: Between the Shadows, Dried Mint, Ganache, Orange Grove, October Moon, Prim and Proper, Snappy Chappy and Something Blue. […]

A Perfect Day

New cotton and silk thread!

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New cotton colors are: Between the Shadows: A nice warm light yellow. Lou’s Lolly: A mix of yellows, blues and pinks Snappy Chappy: medium skin tone New silk colors are: A Perfect Day: Silk version of the cotton color Something Blue Autumn Winds: Beautiful oranges Kringle: A victorian red coloring