Announcement Vintage Sheets and fabrics. . . vintage patterns . . . venise laces. . . and lots of other notions and embellishments. Welcome to Crazy by Design!!
Vintage Sheets and fabrics. . . vintage patterns . . . venise laces. . . and lots of other notions and embellishments. Welcome to Crazy by Design!!
Perfect for my project. Thank you!
Perfect, thank you so much!
Still Crazy after all these Laces!
I have always loved fibers. My grandparents worked in the New York garment district where my grandfather owned a sweater knitting factory and my grandmother was a couture seamstress. My mother didn’t learn to sew until she had me and inherited her mother’s Necci sewing machine. Once mom got the hang of it, she sewed a lot of clothes for her and me. I loved watching her sew my dance recital costumes while playing through the threads and buttons left over from Grandpa’s sweater factory. As I got older, I learned to sew too, and then to crochet and embroider.
Over the years I have sewn clothes for my husband and children, sewn stuffed animals, curtains, bedspreads, pillows, quilts, chair pads - you name it. And I crewel-embroidered many pictures, made my own beaded jewelry and collected vintage lace and hankies.
But it wasn’t until about 15 years ago that I got involved in Crazy Quilting. It allowed me to bring everything together in one beautiful art form. Finally, my fabrics, laces, beads, buttons, threads could all play together! And somewhere in the sheer bliss of finding my creative style, I began dyeing laces.
So here I am - happily playing “store” and sharing the beauty of venice lace with you. And also fabrics, trims, vintage linens, sewing patterns and other treasures I find here and there . . . Come and play! :-)
As a lace and fabric lover, this is a natural way for me to share my passion for beautiful fibers with others. I believe that a little bit of beauty can make anyone's outlook brighter!
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