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The Magic Pattern Book Trunk Show

The Magic Pattern Book Trunk Show

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...

Summer Revival

Summer Revival

I look forward every year to the time I spend in Michigan with my family. Summers are beautiful and relaxing. My view of the world is usually in a kayak or on a paddle board. Nature is one of my biggest inspirations and I love recording my time spent outside with my...

Sacred Sewing Room

Sacred Sewing Room

In February 2013 I had the honor of traveling to Detroit to work with the philanthropic organization Enchanted Makeovers as they transformed a shelter for homeless women into a place of beauty, complete with a sewing room. See my previous post that shares that...

Quilt Market Pittsburgh Wrap Up

Quilt Market Pittsburgh Wrap Up

Last month I was in Pittsburgh with the Indygo Junction team for our biggest show, Spring Quilt Market! This is the show where we debut most of our new pattern designs for the year. For 2014 we have a whopping 24 new patterns and two new books. (It's been a busy few...

Update from Atlanta

Update from Atlanta

I just arrived back from from an exciting trip to the Atlanta Gift Market. I bunked with my buddies Susan and Cindy from Sweet! and helped them do a little shopping...actually a lot of shopping. According to Cindy's FitBit we were booking over 10,000 steps a day! I...

Fall Quilt Market 2013

Fall Quilt Market 2013

As you know, last month the Indygo Junction team and I traveled to Houston for Fall Quilt Market. I was so excited to share our new product releases with the world. We have three new patterns that will be shipping this month and a new book, Indygo Junction's Stitched...

American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

I am excited to announce that I will be speaking to Pat Sloan today on American Patchwork and Quilting Radio! Tune in at 3pm Central time to hear Pat and I discuss my new fabric lines, SoHo Bandana and Crossroads Denim, the future of Indygo Junction, and our National...

Amy’s Inspiration: Patterns in nature

Amy’s Inspiration: Patterns in nature

  I am obsessed with patterns in nature...particularly during my summer sabbatical in Northern Michigan when I am able to observe and photograph constantly... Unlike Kansas summers, Michigan summers allow for living outside most days... I see pattern everywhere-...

Quilt Market Recap

Quilt Market Recap

Hello! I am happy to tell you that we have made it back from Quilt Market in one piece. We had a wonderful time in Portland, which is a beautiful and inspiring city. We arrived on Tuesday night, and went straight for dinner and bed. Wednesday morning we started...

Beauty in the Midst of Blight: the Sacred Sewing Room

Beauty in the Midst of Blight: the Sacred Sewing Room

A look out the widow of the Sacred Sewing Room... ...this begins the story of my trip to Detroit with the non-profit, Enchanted Makeovers. Founder and visionary, Terry Grahl, created Enchanted Makeovers to provide beauty in the face of blight for women and children...

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