Welcome to the fifth video in the Crossroads Embroidery Series! During the remaining videos in this series, we will be learning some basic embroidery stitches and I will be sharing a FREE embroidery design with each tutorial. Last time, we learned the Back Stitch and today I’m excited to teach you the Stem Stitch. In […]
I am so excited to share my Crossroads Embroidery Series with you! I recently finished this series of videos in partnership with Sulky Threads. I love to share hand embroidery with other makers, and I can’t wait to teach you how to get started stitching. The first two videos of the series cover the things you need to […]
Today I’d like to tell you about my book Folk Art Motifs and how it came to be, and share a little bit of the beauty behind it’s creation. One of my favorite places to shop for new additions to my vintage textile collection is Quilt Market & Festival. These shows take place multiple times […]
I’m so excited today to giveaway a copy of Quilting The New Classics by my good friend Michele Muska. This book looks at 20 traditional quilt patterns, like the Dresden Plate, Bear Paw, Log Cabin and more and asks some of today’s most influential quilt artists to create their modern interpretations. Here you can see […]
Sweets and treats come in a seemingly endless supply during the season of Halloween… Candy corn, cookies, Snickers, Twix, bubble gum, candy, chocolate, gummies….so many options with one common denominator: SUGAR! Yummy at first, sickening after awhile, right? But treats haven’t always been as sweet as they are today. Many vintage recipes call for much […]
Congratulations to Christina Gonzalez, who is the winner of The Magic Pattern Book and Vintage Notions! Christina, be sure to check your email for a message from us. Thanks to everyone who entered!
Welcome to day one of The Magic Pattern Book Blog Tour! I’m so excited to follow along for the next two weeks and see the reaction to The Magic Pattern Book from some of the most talented bloggers in the sewing world. The idea for The Magic Pattern Book actually came about when I was […]
Starting this weekend The Magic Pattern Fashion Show will be traveling across the country with the Original Sewing and Quilting Expo. In fact, you can see me emcee the show this weekend at the Expo in Fredericksburg, VA. (See my full Expo schedule here.) We have been busy creating beautiful new samples from The Magic […]
Congratulations to Marcia Barnaby, who is the winner of The Magic Pattern Book and Vintage Notions! Marcia, keep an eye out in your email for a message from me. Thanks to everyone who entered, I love reading your comments!
Last week I shared with you my inspiration to create The Magic Pattern Book. Today I want to tell you about the process of creating the 36 different patterns included in the book. Once I committed to creating The Magic Pattern Book, I started collaborating with long-time Indygo Junction designer Mary Ann Donze. We decided […]