Beaded Flower Thrift Store Score

I walked into my local thrift store, The Legacy, at precisely the perfect moment because they were just unwrapping these stunning handmade beaded flowers. The Legacy is specifically a craft and fabric shop, with fabric by the pound, an entire wall of notions, and many amazing unfinished projects. Even better, everything they sell benefits the […]

Smock Curtains

The clever crafter at Paper Dolls for Boys hung up two smocks to use as curtains for a window in her craft room. She bought the smocks at a thrift store and kept them a whole year before deciding to use them this way. It makes me happy to see. I can blur my eyes […]

How-To: Rainskirt

How-To: Rainskirt Take an old raincoat and make it into the perfect garment to slip on over pants or skirts. By Diane Baker When I moved to Seattle I spent a considerable amount of time looking for rain wear for my lifestyle. The only gear that covered my legs were rain pants, which were not […]