We’re reading Skippy Jon Jones around here – have you read it? It’s awesome. So in the spirit of Skippito Friskito, let me say, “Holy Guacamole!” There is so much awesome stuff on the web. Here are a few beans from my pinata: Latifah Saafir, co-founder of the LA Modern Quilt Guild, has reinvented her… Read More
I got Leslie’s blocks done on time (whew!) and Alison’s blocks done early. Yay, me! Here are some pictures. Leslie wanted Denyse Schmidt-esque log cabins. Alison’s blocks are for a Liberated Wedding Ring quilt from Freddy & Gwen Collaborate Again. Paper-pieced. I was happy with the finished results. And in my non-sewing life, we’ve started… Read More
How awesome is this fabric? It’s home dec weight canvas from Ikea. This is a one yard cut – the fox is huge! And so perfect :) New to quilting? Check out this fun little pdf download over at Sew,Mama,Sew! It’s a Quiltalogue, a printable mini-book of quilting terms. How handy! Need some more inspiration… Read More
My virtual quilting Bee, Bee Happy, is so awesome. Look at the blocks I’ve gotten so far!!! And look at these special extras…a pin cushion from Natalie: And this super awesome package from Lori: Those gummy lightning bugs didn’t stand a chance against my 4-year old.
This one is super awesome. The Fresh Modern Quilts group on Flickr has reached 2000 members (awesome!) and to celebrate, rOssie is doing a giveaway. Leave a comment here by April 8 to be entered.
Here’s what I’ve got so far for my Stitch Craft fabric collection on Spoonflower…
One more new design. I plan to play with the colors and layout on this one a lot more. But this is the first version. I was aiming for a design that I could do in a lot of colorways…I doodled these little icons. I figure I can do just sewing, just embroidery and just… Read More
First I started out touting the miracle of paper piecing hexagons. Then I quickly figured out that basting in the little papers was double the work – for me, anyway. Many people swear by it. So I made this handy tutorial for hand-piecing with no paper. I still think this method is the best for… Read More
These are in my spoonflower library now. I’m ordering swatches to see what the colors really look like. I’m still fiddling around with layout. I can’t seem to get my vision of safari animals at the watering hole to work out. But the costume dudes are still fun. I’d love your feedback, you lovely multitude… Read More
Oh man. Look at this quilt tutorial from Vanessa of V & Co. SO CUTE. I must make one of those. Who’s having a baby next? Extra time on your hands? Maybe you need some fabric eggs for Easter! And I have at least three pairs of cargo pants that need to become these awesome… Read More