Giveaways and Prizes!


Sew South is this weekend and I’m all set and ready to go! I can’t wait to hang out and sew with the 13 fun women that are joining me at the retreat. Thanks to the wonderful Sew South sponsors, there are lots of goodies and fun things planned for our weekend. But don’t worry […]

Portable Ironing Stations


Sew South is coming up next week! I’m so excited and have been busy getting everything prepped and ready to go. My sewing room is bursting at the seams with boxes and supplies and snacks and stuff! This weekend I finally got around to making 4 portable ironing stations. Portable Ironing Stations These will be […]

Sewing Social: What to Take to a Sewing Retreat

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Whether you’re gathering with your guild, attending a retreat or getting together with friends, social sewing is super fun. Sewing Retreat There’s something special about getting together with your people- the people that get how exciting that new Heather Ross fabric is or will ooooh and aahhhh with you over the latest Cotton and Steel […]

New Free Embroidery Pattern!

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Hey friends! Hope your September is going well! We’ve had some cooler weather here lately hinting at Fall and I couldn’t be happier. Fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp air, the colorful leaves, the crunch underfoot and jeans and boots! Fall means football (Roll Tide!) and pumpkins, hot coffee and cold mornings […]

New Fabric Basket Pattern!

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Hey y’all! Everybody getting back into the swing of things with back-to-school? We’ve gotten our first week under our belt so I’ve had a bit of time to sew. Yay! I’ve been having fun planning and prepping for the Sew South Girls’ Weekend coming up in early October. Sewing retreats are the perfect place to showcase your handmade […]

Navigating Fear

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I’ve been repeating Carrie Bloomston’s words in my head. Her book The Little Spark has been on my nightstand for the past several weeks and has been speaking to my soul. Creativity and Navigating Fear Specifically her permission to use the good stuff knowing that you’re going to waste materials and make some mistakes but […]

100 Quilts for Kids- Prizes too!

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Have y’all heard of the 100 Quilts for Kids charity quilt contest? It’s a quilt drive with a good cause, and it’s easy to get involved. My friend Heather from Quilts in the Queue is heading up this contest which runs from August 1 – September 30. That’s two months to dive in! The link up […]

Summer Giveaway!

Summer Giveaway!

We’re in the middle of the dog days of summer, and I’ve got a super fun summer giveaway to share with y’all today. A few weeks ago the folks at Canvas Pop offered to share a prize with my readers and send me a great canvas print of one of my photos. I knew I had […]

Christmas Quilt Sew-Along Coming Soon!

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So I finally found Christmas fabric that called my name. Called out to me like a Salvation Army ringer on a street corner with a red bucket. I know you’re thinking it’s Tinsel by Cotton and Steel, (which is really great- I mean those snow globes- fab-u-lous!) but it’s not. It’s Christmas Dreams by Wendy […]