The appliques needed to be restored to their former glory and that is exactly what I did, bead by bead.
I never knew how to make this type of purse, so I was very happy to find this helpful article about by Madame Mercantile.
Quite a while ago I promised you all a picture of me wearing my purple woollen 50's style dress. Yesterday we finally got around to taking a picture.
After 2 or so, no kidding, failed attempts at making a babyhat with crochet. All hat turned out too big, I guess I still need to learn a lot, especially how to read the descriptions. I decided to make these nailbound and felted baby booties instead and finished them just in time to give them as a gift yesterday.
The pink wool has been dyed with cocheneal.