For generations, many have felt that the brain of an creative person was better (memory, creativity, communication skills, etc.) than a non-creative person. You have probably seen this artwork before, but I wanted to share it today, as well as get us all thinking about our creative brains. I've personally witnessed designers design and I'm convinced … Continue reading The Brain of a Creative Person
This video just quacked me up and I wanted to share it with you. It was created to teach basic sewing and sewing machine use. "This is a very early Centron film... Produced Under the Technical Supervision of Thelma Weddel, Home Economist." If you are having problems viewing this embedded video click this link to … Continue reading Vintage Sewing Video
Amazing to think that almost 70 years ago what the thoughts were about someone with creative talent, who showed the "know how look". I hope you check out this 1948 Simplicity video advertisement and enjoy it too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E1j9DxEEUw What is your typical attire when you are being creative? What do you think about the … Continue reading Pattern for Smartness – Home Economics in 1948
First, I want to wish all the Dad's, Uncle's and Men who help to raise kids a Happy Father's Day. I'm also wanting to bring a smile today, to all. even though this story has nothing to do with quilting, sewing, or embroidery. And, I want to share a story with you that quacks me … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day – A Quack Me Up Story
Do you have a set schedule for when you take time and organize your sewing room? Or do you wait for a sign?
The Quilt Fairy is a romantic short story, by Beverly Farr. QuiltShopGal found it a delightful sweet read for anyone, but definitely a "must read" for all quilters! The book is focused on a House Fairy, who can also be called a Quilt Fairy. And it is written by Beverly Farr, who writes an inviting story about … Continue reading The Quilt Fairy
The song "The Sewing Machine", sung by Betty Hutton in the 1947 movie from Paramount Pictures called "The Perils of Pauline", just quacked me up and I wanted to share the lyrics and a youtube video with you today. Here are the lyrics:Ohhh the sewing machine, the sewing machine.A girl's best friend. If I didn't … Continue reading Quack Ups: The Sewing Machine