How to Crochet Double Foundation Chain

Double Foundation Chain I first came across Double Foundation Chain in the Encyclopaedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont.


Micro Crochet Squares
When you finish a bobbin lace project the chances are high that you will have a lot of bobbins tha…

Nanna's Button Tin
Button Collection My Nanna kept her buttons in this tin for as far back as I can remember. 

5 Free e-books From My Digital Library
I really LOVE my books. Personally I prefer my reference books in print and novels in e-book form…


Our Favourite Things Pinterest Pin Party #4
Welcome, Welcome all to the 4th Monthly "Our Favorite Things Pinterest Party!"

We are so ve…

5 Tips To Help You Through The Silly Season
Don't Let Christmas Stress You Out Five things I need to be reminded of....a lot.

Even more re…

10 Reference Books I WISH Were In My Library
Which one do you want for Christmas? I love love LOVE reconstructions of extant garments.

The Zip of Christmas Past
Decluttering the sewing room was great! Except now I can't find my zipper.

Christmas Past Just …

Dove Nest

Vintage Cuff Links
A Gentleman's Brass Cuff Links

These understated cuff links were found at a thrift store a few…

All That Glitters...
All that glitters...

2 Ways to Store Paper Patterns
I make a lot of my own paper patterns. I prefer not to fold patterns if I can.

Getting Stuff Done
I woke up feeling really motivated this morning. When I feel motivated I get loads of stuff done.