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Queen Anne Doll Parts Need a Home!

Spring cleaning time is here (would you believe I actually like it?), and I discovered this cache of wooden doll parts, Pharaby’s “prototype.” They are made of pine, unfinished, rough, not sanded, not symmetrical, and do not move smoothly in position – yet. 77 more words


Country Wedding

And he said, ‘This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. 247 more words


Of Mice And Men

While in Florence, Hitty Hedydd attended a performance of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” at the Historic Shoals Theatre. It was, actually, the reason for the visit. 96 more words



A journey northward offered Hitty Hedydd an always welcome opportunity to investigate yet another knitting establishment, this time in beautiful, historic Florence, Alabama. They had skeins in just the right sizes for a small wooden doll. 60 more words



Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. 32 more words


X Marks the Spot

“The art of marking was brought to perfection many years ago, and if our great grandmothers could but see the meagre attempts made by us now-a-days, I fancy they would have some contempt for the system by which our needlework abilities are tested.”

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Hand Sewing