Quilt Market 2014 Prep

I had the opportunity again this year to sew up some pretties for a few fabulous designers for Fall Quilt Market. Before I sent them off, I snapped a few pics and I thought I’d share them with you today. In case you aren’t familiar, Fall Quilt Market is a giant trade show that is…

My New Addiction

Talk to anyone that does anything crafty, and more often than not, you’ll find that they have collections of things they have accumulated over the years: fabric, buttons, patterns, printed papers, yarn.  Notice I said “collection” and not “hoard.”   I find that I can’t throw away even the smallest of scraps because there might…

Pattern Testing

My favorite patterns to use these days are the gorgeous, boutique creations of Tiffany and Shannon at Create Kids Couture.  The outfits are beautiful, the instructions and pictures are easy to follow, and each time I make one, Lydia gets lots of “oohs” and “aahs.” When they are ready to test out a pattern, they…