Welcome To Of Cloth And Hand

Welcome to Cloth And Hand ~Folk Art~Samplers~Sewing rolls~Sewing Pockets~Cloth Dolls~Heritage Dolls~All hand sewn and created using early, antique nineteenth century calico, homespun, wool, silk, velvet.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A Thought As I work

As I work on some new items for our web site, I am thinking about how the Americans of the 19th Century lived. They seemed to be so well educated, they spoke several languages, read with a passion, did immaculate stitching and spoke so eloquantly!  They did not have our modern interferences, no television, no computer, no facebook, no emails, no radio and the list goes on! Time hasn't changed but how we use our time has changed drastically! However, I don't have any desire to live that life BUT I am so fortunate that through the work that I do I have become familiar with how our friends in the past lived day to day...it is truly fascinating!!!Any Thoughts....Fondly, Angela

Monday, March 21, 2011

Of Cloth And Hand: NEW SURPRISES

Of Cloth And Hand: NEW SURPRISES


Who doesn't love a surprise ??  Let's face it....life is difficult.  People, events and circumstances happen that we can not control.  Boy, do I know this to be true!!  Just when you begin to convince yourself that maybe God is not listening or has forgotten you....BAM....He does someting that blesses you....something you can see and touch and feel...that makes your heart sing and creates a smile that just won't stop.  This is what happen to me this weekend.  I had purchased two yearling does,  both Saanen's (dairy goats) about 6 weeks ago.  They are poorly, their hair is falling out and need lots of love and attention and good food to get them where they need to be. But I saw potential for these sisters...Well, I was in town grocery shopping and buying feed, minerals, alfalfa and medication (many errands, get the picture) and my dear hubby calls me to say that Nellie had just kidded (had a baby) AND it is a DOE.  I was so thrilled and excited.  Nabby is perfectly healthy and beautiful. I am posting a photo. I hope you think she is beautiful too.
Psalms 139:14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;your works are wonderful I know that so well.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

~Welcome To Cloth And Hand~

Good Day Everyone!  It is gorgeous here in Middle Tennessee.  I want to invite each of you to our new web site http://www.ofclothandhand.com/  I opened the site last Ssunday with my dear friend and talented folk artist Angela Hillstrom. Hurry over and view our hand sewn creations.  Fondly,Bobbette