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New Fabric Collection – Kyoto

Introducing my new line of fabric from RJR Fabrics, Kyoto. This collection is the third one from my Vintage Made Modern series. I am excited to share a little of the background behind my inspiration for this line. My grandmother had a love for Japanese art that always inspired me as I grew up. My […]


Vintage Made Modern: The Take-Two Tech Pouch

As you know, I am always collecting bits of vintage inspiration – sewing book here, a magazine there. A few years ago I picked up this single page pattern for a leather-craft coin purse. The copyright on this piece is 1947 and it came from Drake’s LeatherCraft in Los Angeles. What a treasure! I don’t […]


Vintage Made Modern: Scrappy The Clown

Yo-Yo sewing projects are a favorite vintage find of mine. I love seeing the inspiring combination of fabrics, which were likely made from the scrap bin and can be a great snapshot of vintage fabrics. One of my favorite yo-yo patterns that we updated is Scrappy the Clown. I saw many different variations of this […]


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 […]


Spring Quilt Market + Giveaway!

In May, my busy year of travel was capped off by one of my favorite events of the year: Spring Quilt Market! This year the Indygo Junction team and I drove up to Minneapolis for a fun week where we debuted our new pattern line, checked out the new fabric, notions and tools from other […]

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