Tea Towels with Custom Spoonflower Fabric

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I’m a little behind on this, but I decided to make the recipe tea towels for Mother’s Day. In February I went to Texas to visit my Grandmother and one afternoon we looked through a bunch of her and her Granny’s recipes. There were some old favorites like Cherry Mash Candy, Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Peanut Butter Balls which are a Christmas tradition, and Twinkie Cake. There were also some things I have never had like Fresh Apple Cake and Mince Pie. (Not sure about that mince pie…)
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Sentimental Crafting

My sewing machine is in the shop so I’ve been cleaning up my sewing room a bit. One of the things I found was a big garbage bag of decades old silver garland. My Grandad passed away a few years ago and so my grandmother sold their house. When we cleaned it out we found length after length of silver garland.

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My aunt told me that he was very particular about the Christmas tree and when he got older he wouldn’t let anyone else decorate it. So last Christmas all of the grand kid’s took some of the garland. I’m sure I ended up with the lion’s share, because I had almost a full trash bag!

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