Pinking Shears – A Lucky Find

I’m always on the lookout for good tailoring tools, especially in antique shops. You can find some quality items if you’re lucky. While vacationing in Lake George, New York this past month, I was fortunate to come across a pair of Wiss Pinking Shears in an...
Full of Lint

Full of Lint

I regularly clean and oil my sewing machine, a vintage Singer 201 built in 1939. It can be counted on to run beautifully most of the time, with perfectly straight stitches, and almost noiselessly, compared to other machines I’ve used. However, I ran into an...