Our most popular label is the fold-over, 1″ wide, sew-on label. It wraps perfectly around the edge of a crochet or knitted cap. It works for all styles and laundry care instructions can be added to the back of the label—the part that wraps to the inside when you attach the label. This has become […]
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My husband is organized, after a fashion. He keeps everything in neat stacks; i.e., his socks, his golf shorts and his mail. He’s very neat. But doesn’t dust. But he does pick up after himself and is a dream to share a bathroom with. He even picks up after me. My daughter is organized, to […]
I love programmers and software engineers. I love web developers and blog designers. They all operate out of the left side of their brain. They like to box things up, stack them in a column and place them in a grid. They call “dark coral” something like #ed6736. Their word for rule is “separator.” It’s […]
One of the things that I enjoy about working with other creative folks is how clever they are. Let’s face it, if you turn yarn and fabric into something beautiful and useful … you’re creative! It’s their label names–sometimes shop names, sometimes just a comment of sorts. Names like “StepStitches” for that stepmother that sews […]
I retired a couple of years ago and it’s exhausting! There are so many things to do with your free time! I’m a genuine homebody. I’d rather be at home than anywhere else. Which is good, because I’ve always worked from home. But now … yikes! I like to sew … a lot! It’s just […]
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Hi! I’m Melody Bastin. I’m a retired graphic designer originally from Southern California. I create graphical things, sew things, bake things, read things and ponder things— and I like to share all my “things”. I live with my husband in the small town wilds south of Nashville, Tennessee. My influences are Pablo Picasso, Martha Stewart and Judge Judy. Welcome to my blog y’all!