Janice Plemon's Profile
When I was just a little girl, my Grandma began teaching me to sew. She kept a special box full of odds and ends -- pretty snippets of lace, and bright wiggly snakes of rick-rack and sew-on-snaps. Her scrap bag was always full to overflowing with magical pieces of fabric destined to become baby doll dresses. Buttons by the hundreds would sing their little clicky-clacky songs against the side of the big blue tin as Grandma slid
it down from the cupboard shelf.
I’m all grown up now and live in a 100 year old house in a small town. My formal parlor has become my inspiring studio space. The library shelves are filled to overflowing with dreamy vintage fabrics, hand-crocheted doilies in every color of the rainbow, yards of antique tatting and handmade lace and trims, and stacks of embroidered pieces painstakingly stitched decades ago. My aged wicker trunk, to…
- Joined March 5, 2009