The days and weeks following Christmas can leave many people feeling blue. I suppose it’s the natural let-down after all of the anticipation leading up to the holiday. But it’s also a result of the contemplation we often practice during the season . . . reflecting on our blessing and our losses can leave our… Continue reading Sewing in season, sewing down my stash!
When I saw Stacy Iest Hsu’s newest fabric collection, On the Farm, I just had to sew up a baby quilt. The fabric is darling, with vibrant colors and charming farmyard scenes. In keeping with the country theme, I paired this collection with Moda’s Indigo Chambray and decided to use my Next Up charm… Continue reading Next Up baby quilt featuring charming farm fabric
It\'s time to announce our 10 PDF pattern winners! But first, I want to thank you all for your enthusiasm for the new charity quilt program designed by LouLou\'s Fabric Shop, Little Lou Quilts, which will provide new, handmade quilts to infants in selected NICUs. What a wonderful idea by the kind folks at LouLou\'s!… Continue reading Pattern winners announced, baby quilt sent to LouLou\’s Fabric Shop
Have you been searching for a sweet and simple baby quilt pattern? Look no further than my Next Up pattern! This charm pack friendly pattern finishes at 38” square and is easy enough to stitch up in a weekend. My sample quilt features darling prints from three Elea Lutz collections. When I sew with Elea Lutz… Continue reading Next Up baby quilt featuring fabrics by Elea Lutz
I have a special quilt to share with you today, a gift for our niece Molly, who is graduating from high school. Molly is a sweet, smart, soft-spoken young lady who also has a great sense of humor. With her easy-going temperament and kind ways, I just know she will make a positive mark on… Continue reading Next Up: a graduation quilt