I set out these beautiful spring greens while I was planning a stitching project. I love all the different shades:
I think I should be able to find a good color for lettuce leaves!
I also wanted to share some pictures from this wonderful vintage book. Apparently, this has been in my mom's family for several generations - the copyright is 1913 - it will be 100 years old next year! It is in great condition, except for some minor tears on the cover:
It has such sweet illustrations, look at this title page with all these little sewing helpers:
The book has quite a few sewing projects for doll's clothes. I love this little fur lined cape and rain coat:
It has tissue paper patterns for each article of clothing:
It is such a lovely book - I will be sure to share more pictures of some of the other projects as well.