Monthly Archives— March, 2015

Give Nesting Birds a Helping Hand

Tips for Providing Birds with Nesting Sites and Materials The coming of spring heralds the time when birds are “twitter-flittering” and building their nests in preparation for their eggs. We’ve been welcoming birds into our garden since we bought our home in 1993, and encourage them to call our garden home as well. We do that… Continue reading →

  • Words by Andrea Leigh Ptak
  • March 25, 2015

Create Bejeweled Doll Clothes

Doll Couture from Fabric Remnants and Old Jewelry I started my lifelong stint as a seamstress at the age of nine making doll clothes from fabric scraps—using my grandmother’s treadle Singer machine. I graduated to making real clothes by age 11, but I’ve always held a fondness for designing and creating doll clothes. I continue… Continue reading →

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