Last summer, I volunteered to help Janine with a project. She promptly shipped over a box of thread and cards for me to wind. Quinn slept beside me in the shade of our big poplar, Anderson played in the dirt—as only a preschooler can—and I wound and wound and wound. In a summer of changes for our family it was a quiet moment of simplicity.
If you haven't already secured your first edition copy of Dottie Angel, now is the time. The first edition of this popular publication, with all the hand-assembled goodies, vintage buttons and fabric, is almost sold out. A second edition is in the works and will feature a pull out poster.