Summer cleaning is the same as Spring cleaning, isn't it?

Hello lovely people.
It's finally summer...yay!
Time for BBQs, beach ball and booze. Well, not like you *need* a sessional change to enjoy those things, especially if you live in California. Okay, I won't rub it in.

But for a lot of people all over the world the weather is nice and bright and new. What do you do on those first few days, why mop the floor, what else!?

Oh wait, that's what I do.


Sewin' shirts, sewin' shirts!

Hello lovely people.


This past week I've been making progress on flushing out my wardrobe by making some more blouses. I recently completed the flower lawn, and even the flower lawn from the vintage cotton.

Small projects I decided to finish...finally.

Hello lovely people.


I'm sorry for my sparse posting these last couple of months. If I'm not trolling the tubal interwebs looking for jobs, I'm trolling netflix watching movies. Oh Netflix, you will be the death of me.

I really have not felt like getting involved in a big sewing project. I've just wanted to simmer, do some small things, look over what I've done and see if there are any holes in my wardrobe. Turns out there are a whole lot of holes in my wardrobe.

A good day for a baseball game

Hello lovely people.
This past Sunday was the second annual (I guess now) vintage base ball game at La Palma Park. 


Here is an original photo of the field from 1942.
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