RIP Jack-O'-Lantern

As planned, we brought our enormous pumpkin to a friend's house for a carving party.  (Well, sort of as planned.  The party was kind of cancelled because one of the hostesses was in labor and most of the guests were sick, but we didn't know and showed up anyway, so the other hostess very graciously entertained us and w...more

Felted Wool Dryer Balls

I've read in various places that you shouldn't use dryer sheets or fabric softener on baby clothes.  There are concerns that baby might have a skin reaction to various ingredients (which mine might be more inclined to because I have sensitive skin and some skin allergies) and that fabric softener can leave a residue that impairs the flame resistance of baby fabrics.  It gets very dry in my apartment/region in the winter, though, so I wasn't sure what to do about static cling.  After lots of indecision and time spend putti...more
Hi! You can always make wool dryer balls by yourself. Here's the video on how to make wool dryer ...more


I'm working on a new project in some really beautiful madelinetosh tosh vintage in Cove....more
@Denise  Thank you!  The first project is so tough but a huge accomplishment!more

Learn to Make the Perfect Bow

   HOW TO MAKE RED VELVET BOW  Make the perfect holiday bow for wreaths, sways, garlands, and other festive decorations. Get step-by-step instructions on Gathering & Wildcrafting Blog.   LEARN MORE SKILLS AT Christmas and Happy Holidays,Sally...more