JANNA VANDERVEEN

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The weather is changing.  Fall has arrived.  My drive to make hats has returned.  I couldn’t resist making this eye-popping red corduroy newsboy hat with an embroidered Canadian flag. Nothing says patriotism more than displaying one’s national flag. And why not do that in style?  This newsboy hat can be worn straight… Or to the side for a trendy, modern look. And of course, the inside features soft fleece and gorgeous cotton Canadian fabric…. Read More

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 This year my family and I went to Tahquamenon State Park for a summer camping vacation.  Because we were close to Sault Ste. Marie, we went for a day trip to ride the Soo Locks and drive over the bridge to Canada. Since we were in Canada, we had to stop at a fabric store.  🙂  I picked up some lovely Canadian fabrics. This gorgeous royal blue twill coordinated perfectly with a matching cotton maple leaf… Read More

   http://www.janspielvogel.com/  I love poppies.  They are magnificent and stunning in their glory.  My eye is drawn like a moth to a flame as I witness their scarlett blooms reaching to their Creator above.  Their message is as rich as their hue, encouraging all of us to remember the blood which was shed for our freedom.  acus.org  And so we do.  We remember the blood of soldiers who fought and died for our freedom. … Read More

“Oh Canada, my home and native land…” literally!  For those of you that don’t know ne, I am a Canadian living in the United States with my husband and children.  I love both Canada and the US and consider it a privilige to be able to travel back and forth between countries when I visit with family and friends.  I, like many other Canadians, enjoy dressing up in my patriotic apparel, and do so with great pride. 🙂 Today I… Read More