It's the end of National Quilting Month and I have just a little more quilting for you! In my freelance work for Coats and Clark, I put together two posts this month that quilters and non-quilters will love. Take a look below, then click over to Coats Sewing Secrets blog to learn about Color Value… Continue reading Quilting Colors & Journeys – More Blogging, More Sewing
The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo wrapped up about 10 days ago and WOW, what a great show! Full of fabulous classes, wonderful people, awesome vendors, terrific events and fabric. It's the highlight of my Sewful Life every year. Were you there? If not, come along on a tour with me! It's tough to squeeze… Continue reading The 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo – An Amazing Show!
March is National Quilting Month and my blog posts for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets Blog are all about quilting this month!! (When I'm not on here, blogging for Coats is one of the things I do in my Sewful Life.) The first two are up - take a look and enjoy! The first post… Continue reading Quilting Stripes & Rainbows – More Blogging, More Sewing
Today is Scrappy, Strippy Potholder Day in my series of tutorials about Christmas Crafting. You can still make these! The $6 Strippy Potholders I made were one of the more popular items on my one-night Craft Bazaar table. So I wanted to share with you how easy and enjoyable they are to make! I know… Continue reading Scrappy, Strippy, Quick Holiday Potholders
Freelance blogging for Coats and Clark’s Sewing Secrets blog is one of the things I do in my Sewful Life. They’re wonderful to work with and once in a while I hear about other freelance opportunities through my contact, Lynn. Coats and Free Spirit Fabrics are part of the same company and Tula Pink is… Continue reading Coloring With Thread – Embroidery from Tula Pink & Me
It's been a while and now is the perfect moment to share posts I've written for Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets blog with you. I'm pretty sure some of you are still trying to figure out what you can stitch up for Christmas, so I'm here to help! There are fun things for everyone here,… Continue reading Crafty Christmas Sewing – More Blogging, More Sewing
Charitable sewing - are you involved in some way? There's nothing so marvelous as using your hands, heart and needles to help and encourage someone in need. And, gathering with your creative sisters and brothers to make things to donate is an exceptionally delicious joy! I'm helping to lead a new Sew and Serve group… Continue reading Charitable Sewing – Needle, Hands & Heart
Shannon Fabrics makes a really fabulous, quality minky fabric called Cuddle. Have you tried it? I know minky type fabrics have a bit of a tough rep - most people think they're hard to sew with. But, I now know that with a few tricks and a little help from three amazing sewing tools, Cuddle is… Continue reading Sewing a Cuddle Baby Blanket