Category: Sewing

A Fabric Swatch

A Fabric Swatch

Art, SewingAug 21 20110 Comment

On Thursday, Spoonflower.com had a Free Swatch Day (awesome right!?). I love their website, because you can get any of your own designs printed on fabric – and they look great! I had a drawing of little sparrows made into quilting fabric a few months ago and I LOVE it. Of course, I forgot about free swatch day until 11pm at night, but I ...

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Friday: This Moment

Friday: This Moment

{this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see. Share/Bookmark

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Sewn Art Banner

Sewn Art Banner

The last two days I have been holed away in our guest room upstairs working on sewing projects. I have my sewing stuff set up there because the atmosphere in that room is relaxing and summery. The walls are all bright white with lots of windows and it has an old ceiling fan whose whir brings back memories of childhood nights spent at my ...

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Tree Center Pieces

Tree Center Pieces

This last Saturday my family and I got to experience something wonderful: a party celebrating the adoption of a sweet little boy to our good friends Jess and Ryan! The lovely event had a tree theme and was beautifully done – delicious food, a fun photo booth, and, these really fantastic handmade centerpieces. Jess and Ryan always know ...

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Lovely Lace: A Tutorial

Lovely Lace: A Tutorial

Just a fun little project I wanted to share with you. I have been loving by the intricacy and beauty of vintage lace recently. I have been playing around with some projects using lace as a spray paint stencil. Here are the basic steps - 1. Gather some inspiring lace from your grandmother’s house, a local thrift store, your attic, or ...

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Spoonflower Fabric?

Spoonflower Fabric?

Working on designing my own fabric on a site called spoonflower. Super excited about it. Has anyone tried it? I would love to hear your thoughts. I have two ideas for prints – one will be birds (of course) and the other will be a constellation print. I have the birds piece drawn. Now I just have to digitize it so that it works as a ...

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