Vintage Sewing Machine Guru, Bob Arbuckle of the Railroad Place

My favorite business that sells sewing machines is not one of the big chains. It is a locally owned business, named Arbuckle’s, also known as The Railroad Place. The building is like an old railroad depot and even has a caboose out front. The man who opened and continues to … Continue reading

The UpCycler’s Etiquette Guide to Thrifting

Woo-hoo! UpCyclers everywhere are on the hunt for items to transform into something useful and unique.  I look for wool sweaters and other materials to put in new creations.  Should you want to join in the hunt, here are my do’s and don’ts that I’ve learned either first hand or … Continue reading