Amber and I hung the show today! And we’re so excited! Well, mostly Amber and the incomparable Vincent Avalos did: how lucky are we to have the head guy of installations at the Asian Art Museum volunteer his time to help us display everything just so?!? I can’t thank Vincent enough. So we’ll be there… Continue reading Textile Works by Amber Avalos and Amy Cools: Gallery Show Up!
Come and see embroideries by Amber Avalos and quilts by Amy Cools! The works will be shown throughout the month of January, will debut at First Friday’s Art Murmur, and our own reception will be held on Friday, January 10th, 7pm https://www.facebook.com/events/218245191681230/
Sweaters in July, you ask? But of course! Here in the U.S., we’re feeling those hot summer days, but nights are another matter! If you’re like me and live in a seaside town, early evenings turn chilly fast as that fog rolls in, and it stays gray and chilly ’til late morning the next day.… Continue reading A cozy sweater day at afterglow vintage
Homemade Beet Pickles So I promised you about a week and a half ago that I would get back to you on that batch of fresh dill pickles, to tell you how they turned out. Well, right about the time they were ready four days later, I came down with a nasty chest cold, and… Continue reading Pickled Beets
Vintage cotton flower and fruit print fabric at AC Fabric Shop This is my new favorite fabric in my vintage fabric shop right now! Stunningly beautiful flower and fruit bough print in sage green, coral, teal, peach, and brown on a peachy shade of cream. I can’t tell its exact vintage, but I think it’s quite… Continue reading Stunningly beautiful flower and fruit bough vintage / antique cotton print
Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics dancers and drummers print My new favorite fabric in my collection right now!44″ tall / wide2 yards 11″ longFantastic 1960’s dancer and drummer border print fabric in green, brown, yellow, orange, and black on whiteThe selvage reads: ‘Vogar Fabrics Div. of Carolina Cottons Inc. c. 1963There are a few areas on the… Continue reading Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics print, featuring dancers and drummer with scarves and feathered hats