Learn How to Sew! Register now to take my 8-week garment construction class or one or more of the 7 one-night classes I'm teaching for Milford Adult Ed
Sewing  & Garment Construction Classes   UPDATE – Registration closes August 31 ! ! !   This September, (next month!) I will once again be offering […]

Sewing & Garment Construction Classes




How to finish seams on the garments and accessories you make
Whether you are just learning how to sew or you have been making clothes for years, there is one dilemma that we all run into – […]

How to Finish Seams


Lysimachia clethroides, commonly known as gooseneck loosestrife, is pretty; grows well in the shade; and makes for a great cut flower
Lysimachia clethroides, commonly known as gooseneck loosestrife, is pretty; grows well in the shade; and makes for a great cut flower. When in bloom, the flowers heads resemble a […]

Growing Gooseneck Loosetrife




Restoring a vintage sewing machine | Singer 201-2 sewing machine
Did you ever see a vintage sewing machine at a flea market or thrift shop that made you stop in your tracks and want to take it home? You […]

Restoring a Vintage Sewing Machine



Chive blossom vinegar is easy to make and gives salads a subtle onion flavour
The clumps of chives in the herb garden will flower soon, and those will be used to make chive blossom vinegar. This gorgeous pale pink herbal […]

Chive Blossom Vinegar


12 perfect perennials for a low-maintenance flower garden
Would you like beautiful flowers for your garden that are low maintenance? Perennials are the answer! These are my top 12 perfect perennials for a […]

12 Perfect Perennials for Your Garden



Annuals are such are great addition to any garden, and here are 10 that are easy to grow.
Now that spring is here, it’s time to think about flower gardens! Annuals are a great addition to any garden, and here are 10 that are […]

10 Easy to Grow Annuals


FREE 56-page printable Garden Journal
This Garden Journal is the perfect place to keep notes on your garden, seed inventory, harvest records and more!     Included are monthly calendars, along […]

FREE 56-page printable Garden Journal