Friday, November 25, 2011

Textile Exhibit opens December 16th at the AIC

Galleries 57-59

has a new exhibit opening
December 16, 2011 (thru May 13, 2012)

From web site: 
 "over 45 bedcovers, coverlets, needlework, printed handkerchiefs 
+ other household textiles from the permanent collection 
of the Department of Textiles.  "


Art Institute of Chicago
111 So Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603-6404

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Today is ...

The buttons picture above
are from a recent giveaway
sponsored by
Button Floozies

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Halloween Issue

I was happy to be selected
by Sharon

She had an extra
Annual Halloween Issue of 

Thx Sharon!

And, swing by her blog, Sharon's Cross Stitch Obsession,
 when you have free time.  
Among her beautiful needlework projects, 
she has a  couple wonderful
samplers in progress.   

Monday, November 07, 2011


Laurie at
pulled my name for the 700 followers giveaway.

I'm so lucky!!!

I received a fabulous package in the mail:

Imagine opening all this???? 
(Did you hear me squealing with delight???)

A splendid assortment of carded buttons, recycled glass.  

I am the proud owner of a unique --
creative decorated tin FULL of ceramic, plastic, wood, glass buttons. 
Thank you so much!
I'm grateful and am enjoying the button assortment accross my desk!!!

I wish the weather cooperated in cheerful photos ---

Much better images by Laurie:


Should you be interested, there is a

being coordinated (sign up Nov 1-11).

Details on the Button Floozie Blog

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Happy Birthday: Hello Kitty

(Per official character profiles for Hello Kitty, 
her real name is Kitty White and she was born 
in the suburbs of London, England on November 1)


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