Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Monday, June 6, 2016

Liberty's "josephine's garden" in vermont

Sometimes Gretta is my fabric "supplier", operating out in the "real world". She found this gorgeous Liberty of London print at NYC's Mood fabric store and I ordered a yard from her. Inspired by Lotta Jansdotter's book Everyday Style, Gretta and I have both tried making her triangle scarves. Shown with a whimsical pom pom trim in the book, I tried stitching mine with a tiny pink ric-rac. I was not very happy with the results, so I took a deep breath and bravely trimmed off the edges and instead...I hand-stitched a rolled hem, using this tutorial. So much better!

Now I can wear a buttercup and red clover meadow around my neck whenever I want! #Ilovermont


  1. Thanks for the link to the tutorial. I have long wanted to learn to do a rolled hem. Your new scarf is lovely just as it is.

  2. That's a beautiful scarf. The fabric matches the flowers in the vase perfectly. :)

  3. Beautiful scarf and flowers!!

  4. Oh what a wonderful print! Love the clover and buttercups. Your scarf looks lovely. I've been toying with the idea of making some of my own and now I just might!