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Free Image Friday! The Feathered Hat

Happy Free Image Friday! I want to share this sweet image of a mother and daughter, I love the mother’s dramatic red feather! To download these free images, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a […]

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An Amazing Story – Missouri Star Quilt Company

In June of last year I attended Babylock‘s Common Threads event in St. Louis, Missouri. This three day event brought sewers, educators, designers and more together to connect, brainstorm and learn. While there I ran into Jenny Doan and her daughters Natalie and Sarah from Missouri Star Quilt Company. Missouri Star is just a short […]

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Free Image Friday! Fairy Story

This picture reminds me of the fascinating story of the girls who faked the Cottingley Fairies in 1917. Two little girls from Cottingley, England fooled the world with their photo editing that made it look like they were playing with fairies. It is an incredibly interesting tale that involves Arthur Conan Doyle (author of Sherlock […]

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Free Image Friday!

These lovely ladies look like they are fanning themselves after a hot summers day! To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of your choice. This process will ensure you […]

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Passion for Fashion! Gathered Back Top and Tunic

Lately when browsing in stores, flipping through my favorite magazines and spending time on Pinterest (do you follow me on Pinterest? I’m at Pinterest.com/AmyBarickman) I’ve seen so many tops that remind me of my new Indygo Junction pattern, the Gathered Back Top & Tunic. The shirt itself is a classic style that is really flattering. […]

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Free Image Friday – Date Night!

What a glamorous couple! Feather, roses, sequins and him in a tux – it must have been a big night, indeed. To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of […]

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New Fabric Line! Vintage Made Modern

Recently in my Quilt Market recap post I gave you a sneak peek of my new line with RJR Fabrics, the Vintage Made Modern Centennial Celebration. Today I want to share with you the story behind the collection. In 2010 I published my book Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and […]

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Free Image Friday! Shoe Paradise

Isn’t this a fantastic vintage image? To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of your choice. This process will ensure you get the best quality of the image. Enjoy!

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Free Image Friday! Vintage Family

Happy Free Image Friday! This is a favorite vintage image – I like anything with children’s fashion highlighted. It’s so interesting to see, because today’s styles are so incredibly different! Or not, are any of you still dressing your kids up in sailor suits? To download this free image, be sure to click on the […]

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