Houston's International Quilt Market I know, I am a little behind with sharing my International Quilt Market adventure, I really took my time to think about this trip. I have now gone to Houston two times and Spring Market once in the last two years. Therefore, I will say Spring Market in Salt Lake City felt more intimate, felt like fewer vendors but I really...Read on my friend!
Energy Balls These little morsels, often called power balls because they are full of fuel for your body, are also known as energy bites. The two-bite treats are filled with powerful ingredients like oats, peanut butter and usually protein powders — and don't need any baking. These little treats are great to help boost your energy the right way, with ingredients that are great for your...Read on my friend!
All About Fabrics! We all love fabric, or we wouldn’t be sewing. This post will help you with some of your fabric care and prep. Prep [caption id="attachment_797" align="alignright" width="483"] Sewing 101 - Fabric Prep[/caption] Wash your fabric especially if you make garments! It is a hassle yes, but doing this right after you bring it home will help you when you go to sew,...Read on my friend!
Essential Sewing Kit A sewing kit an essential item when learning to sew, it’s great to start a super basic sewing kit. You can always add to this list, bringing in tools that will help you save time. But to get you started, we will go over the necessary items, and then I will be sharing some of my favorite tools. Sewing Kit Essentials A ...Read on my friend!
Sewing Terms Sewing terms or vocabulary is key to becoming a successful sewist! Names can be confusing and challenging, especially when you are not sure their definition. It is helpful to know the definitions of a particular skill or technique. First, I am going to help you define common terms that you will see them pop-up in most patterns, online tutorials or a class. It...Read on my friend!
The months just keep ticking away! Projects to sew, friends to keep in touch with, blog posts to write and spending time with the family. At the shop this is the time of year where we go a little crazy, but in the best way possible. We sew alterations, teach classes, host events, and so much more. Here is a highlight reel of sorts, of...Read on my friend!
Houston Quilt Market! I know this is a few months past.. but it took me a while to process all the amazing things/feelings that are Houston Quilt Market. The first trip is in the books, walking through those convention doors, the mass amount of space that was in front of me, the twisting aisles of fabric, quilts, notions, clothing, tools, designers and industry professional… totally overwhelming....Read on my friend!
Changes? Changes are in the air, I am itching for a new do! I want to cut it short, just not sure how short... which are your favorites? I really love texture and nothing super bouncy, sleek and easy to take care of and I have bangs to deal with.. so trying to find the right length + texture plus bangs... Anything stand out...Read on my friend!