I did it! I have made enough maternity clothes that I can officially call it a capsule wardrobe. In addition to the hacked and modified ready to wear clothes I posted last week, I also made several pieces from scratch. You know me, I loooove having variety in my clothing. However, when making maternity clothes,… Continue reading A maternity capsule wardrobe
Guess what! I did a thing! That’s right, that is the final Summer Sampler block, the orange-yellow Saddle Star. For a 6″ block that was traditionally pieced, this one about broke my brain. I kept sewing things on backwards or upside down. I had to do the center part 3 times before I got it… Continue reading Summer Sampler blocks
Hi, ya’ll! I mentioned on Friday that this baby is a girl (hooray!). I have been collecting baby quilt ideas, but I’m having a hard time deciding, so I’m asking for your help today. Last spring, my mom got me a small bundle of red-white-blue fabric off a sale table at Joann’s. It has flowers… Continue reading Baby quilt ideas- Please vote!
What’s the fun of having only one project going at a time? I’m working on a few different projects right now. I’ll admit, I’ve been pretty slow about working on stuff, mostly because I’ve been napping at the same time as Noah. I tried sewing with him in the room yesterday, and he drooled on… Continue reading I’m definitely not bored
So I shared some overall life goals with you earlier this week, but what are my specific sewing goals? I feel the need to share them because that will help keep me on track and focused on the projects I want to be working on. My hope is that it will keep me from bouncing… Continue reading Sewing goals
Do you remember back in May when I got really excited about the Summer Star Medallion sampler quilt? I immediately sat down and started planning. Then I realized my plan was unrealistic and planned again. After all, I had planned to do a bunch of complicated blocks in a 6-inch size. So unrealistic. And I’m… Continue reading Summer Star sampler quilt- progress
I ran across a sampler quilt that is a block a week for the whole summer. I have been wanting to do a small quilt, probably a sampler type, to hang on the wall in the hallway. It echoes so loudly for a little boy who is trying to sleep! This link will send you… Continue reading Summer sampler quilt