Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Aprons for my sister!!

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My sister Gayle is moving to California next month,

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She wanted a couple aprons that were not fussy, Gayle is a no fuss kinda gal. This is side one of the reversible apron ,I used a new pattern that has a curved hem line. This is side two of the reversible apron. I am making two more reversible aprons for her, I hope to finish the second one today whoHoO!

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Black Cloth Dolls 1870-1930

Black Cloth Dolls Take Spotlight At Harvard Historical Society

I am still researching Black Cloth Doll history

I found a very interesting read I want to share with you all.

The picture above :

A group of dolls from the "Shoe Button and Calico” period, 1890–1910. The middle two are defined by their hair wigs made of astrakhan pile and the two on the right for their shoe button eyes.

read this informative article

and here is a PDF that has awesome info!!

No Longer Hidden An Exhibit of Black Cloth Dolls 1870-1930

Hope you enjoy

Hugs Sherrie