Monday, May 31, 2010

May I introduce you to....

Janet at The Empty Nest.! Since I can't seem to find time to do any sewing right now while I am in school, I am so pleased to show you some of Janet's wonderful creations. Janets beautiful work has been featured in Apronology And Somerset Studios Art Doll Quarterly.
 Take a look at this darling little beauty of an apron....

Or this sweet thing made from vintage tablecloths and trimmed in ric-rac!
Ooh golly, look at this one!
Can't you see yourself whipping up a batch of potato salad for a picnic in one of these? I can. And to add to the fun, Janet makes up the sweetest stories to go with some of her aprons on etsy. I love reading the descriptions!  But that isn't all she can do. She paints... Look at the charming New England morning she captured here.
And you should see her upcycled sweaters. I know it isn't cold now, but winter comes every year and these one of a kind sweaters are amazing pieces of about being multi-talented!

All of these can be found at her etsy shop, and I would run not walk if you see something you want.
Janet is one of my first advertisers and I am so pleased to be able to support another cottage industry.  I think it is so important to celebrate and support the artistry and hard work of our blogging friends and neighbors. Real people who put themselves out there and pour so much love and imagination into creating something special. Janet and her blog and shop are special indeed and I know you will love getting to know her as I have. I hope you will stop by and say hello for me:>)


  1. OMGosh...these are AWESOME. Can't wait to pop over and take a look.
    Yep, I agree that we need to support all our bloggers as much as possible. Last Christmas, almost all of my gifts were bought on Etsy shops..:))
    hugs, bj

  2. what wonderful creations! isn't it fun sharing all of this in blogland!!!!

    enjoy your monday!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  3. Oh Kathy. What gorgeous items she makes!! Thank you for sharing her with us. I am heading right over to her shop now. :o) I hope that you are having a wonderful Memorial Day!
    Sincerely ~ Tricia

  4. Wow, wow and wow! The aprons make my heart swoon. I'm off and running to her easy shop. Hope you are having a great weekend. It's storming in our end of the state!

  5. Beautiful Aprons and Sweaters! I will pop over for a visit.

    Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

  6. What cute things! and I do mean cute!!! Can't chat now I'm on my way over to see more of her things.


  7. love love love your blog!! Those aprons are adorable! Not sure how I found you but glad I did!
    Blessings to you and yours!!

  8. She really is multi talented! Thanks for pointing her out to us. Hope your Memorial Day was peaceful. Mimi

  9. How absolutely lovely. What a find!

  10. Those aprons are just cute and I love that she makes up stories for them! She seems like a very talented person!


  11. All items are so colorful and beautiful. Perfect work!

  12. OH how beautiful they are,,, I will be running like mad to see her site,,,, thank you for sharing with us.... have a great week,


  13. I shall check her out. I adore those aprons. She is very talented!

  14. Hi Kathy,
    What magnificent work, so lovely. I will stop by her shop. Hope things are going well in school.


  15. Support People not Factories...
    that is my new motto!

    Kathy thank you for introducing us to Janet, I can't wait to go see her etsy.
    I love those aprons!
    And the sweaters..... If I didn't have a build in heater {hot flashes} I'd wear sweaters like those. :-)

    Hope you had a fun weekend,
    Luvs ya,


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