I’m still plugging along, albeit very slowly, on my Dear Jane and already I’m a whole month behind. I’m trying not to panic, but I may have set up a little morning stitching time if I ever plan to keep up. Sheesh. Work life has been busy lately with Road to California and this past … [Read more…]
Dear Jane, I fell in love with your crazy, beautiful quilt when I first saw it two decades ago ago. I bought the Dear Jane book (by Brenda Papadakis) a few years later, dreaming of my own version. Then I started collecting fabrics for it, especially lots of grey fabrics because I’d decided that is what I wanted … [Read more…]
The first time I saw Carolyn’s Alturas pattern I think I actually squealed out loud. You know that embarrassing, “Oh! I looooove it!” exclamation that never fails to leave me looking around, hoping against hope that I’m totally alone. But it was worth it. Alturas is beautiful and simple in this vintage way that I absolutely do love. [Check … [Read more…]
I got the Clover Clam Shell Accessories Case months ago and its just hung out in my sewing box, waiting for the perfect time. I’d thought the perfect time was a week or so ago when I started sewing together hexies in the new “Simply Color” fabric by Vanessa Christenson. Well, despite all that work, … [Read more…]
From Vanessa Christenson’s new “Simply Color” line from Moda. I have no idea what I’m doing with them yet. I just find them slightly addictive to make.