Pinafore Bag and Tilda\’s Harvest collection: a match made in sewing heaven

Last spring one of my dear blog sponsors, Allison Cotton of My Timeless Day, texted me with some exciting news. Allison had received word that her shop would be able to carry the much sought after Tilda collections. This popular Norwegian fabric was formerly unavailable in the United States! We were both thrilled, as we… Continue reading Pinafore Bag and Tilda\’s Harvest collection: a match made in sewing heaven

A "Little Red" tote bag

Apparently I have a new addiction quilting friends, because I’m back today with another fun tote bag starring those darling Sweet Fruit Handles (Atsuko Originals by Lecien). I’m also happy to feature a terrific single-block pattern by a talented pattern designer, Gracey of Burlap and Blossom Patterns. Here she is, Little Red Riding Hood all decked out in… Continue reading A "Little Red" tote bag

Happy Flower Quilts: My Big Sister Tote

Hello quilting friends!  In February I was the lucky winner of a beautiful book titled Happy Flower Quilts by Atsuko Matsuyama. Originally published in Japanese in 2009, this popular book was recently translated and released in English, much to the delight of sewists everywhere! Thank you so much to Zakka Workshop (publisher) and Kristyne Czepuryk… Continue reading Happy Flower Quilts: My Big Sister Tote

Announcements: Paper patterns, a new sponsor, and upcoming blog tours!

Happy Monday, quilting friends!  I have a few announcements to share with you today, and I\'m pretty excited about each of them.Paper PatternsI\'m pleased to now offer four of my Carried Away Quilting patterns in paper format. They have been professionally printed on a nice glossy stock and are full color throughout. Patterns are available for… Continue reading Announcements: Paper patterns, a new sponsor, and upcoming blog tours!