From The Generations Past ~ The Ever Popular Sailor Suit For Little Folks

Now, this little sailor suit dates from the vintage years of the 1920's.  Its pretty darn cute, isn't it?   Made of  blue cotton, the suit  was, also, found with a pair of blue with white stripes long socks to match.  The top features long sleeves with buttons at the wrist. Red stripe on one shoulder and boat/anchor on the other. Slash pocket on one side of the top....

The Make-Do Pincushion ~ A Useful Object Again

Life for many of our early ancestors was difficult, with many of them living in very rural primitive settings . Living was sparse both in material items as well as friendship of neighbors, as many times neighbors would be quite distances apart. Even a small town may be a day's travel (or more) away. It is probably within this setting the make-do was born. Some out of necessity and other fr...