Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve last posted. I have a new job and a new city to thank for that.
But a new apartment means lots of new projects, and I’ve got some Nani Iro fabric callin’ my name :)
at this gorgeous Paper Singer Sewing Machine from Anthropologie. Handmade, one-of-a-kind goodness.
Price tag? $1,498.00… Ouch.
I made this quilt top over a year ago and, then, promptly forgot about it- which seems to be a theme with me lately. But I’m so glad to have this finished, finally! It’s very soft and cozy.
It’s made with vintage fabric fat quarters that I got from a craft show a million years ago. The first vintage fabrics I’ve worked with. They can be kind of slippery to sew with, but it’s worth it in the end. It’s about the perfect lap quilt size.
Can’t wait to cozy up with this one as the temperature begins to drop. This is my favorite time of the year!
I’ve been on something of a sewing hiatus lately. But those unfinished quilt tops have been driving me crazy. So, I’ve been gathering fabrics to start sewing some backings.
This is my least favorite part of the quilting process. But the good part is that I’ll be using up a lot of fabric. Which means that there will be some space on my fabric shelf. Which means there will be a fabric shopping spree in my future :)
I was at Joann Fabric last week and spotted some Alexander Henry (my fave).
There’s always a little AH hidden somewhere in Joanns. And the 50% coupon is what makes fabric shopping there so. much. fun. I used the fabric to make my mom a pillow for her birthday.
Love ya, mama!
I whipped up a couple of pot holders for my mom last week. She had bought some dish towels made with Heather Ross fabric at a craft show. They kept coming out of the dryer super wrinkled, so I cut ‘em up.
I wasn’t previously a huge fan of Heather Ross but I loved working with this fabric. So cute and such a great weight.
And every kitchen deserves a pair of cute potholders.