Archive for April, 2007

  • Flickr Group Feature

    Apr 30 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 2 Comments

    Pencil roll by Megan, The Scent of Water Megan lives in New Zealand with her husband and three children. It’s been said that she’s “crazy smart with a wicked wit and she also takes beautiful pictures” (said over at Creative Little Daisy). A click to the About page on Megan’s blog, The Scent of Water, […]
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  • FFF Winners

    Apr 30 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 3 Comments

    This week’s winners are Kristine, Emily, Anne and Autum.  They have been emailed. Thanks for playing along, everyone!  (Please remember, if you want to win, you have to leave a real email address so I can contact you  Next week we’re giving away a new Amy Butler BARCELONA SKIRTS pattern, so you won’t want to miss […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Apr 27 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 62 Comments

    I got wrapped up in Skirt Month this morning and forgot Free Fabric Friday!  This week we’ll give away 4 grab bags of fabric totalling 1.5  yards.  It might be one yard and 2 fat quarters, maybe 3 half yards…It’s a surprise.  You do like surprises, right?  We’ll keep track of all posts between now […]
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  • Skirt Month ~ May, 2007

    Apr 27 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 81 Comments

    With the return of blue skies and warm weather, we think a wardrobe boost is in order.  This is why we’re declaring May, 2007 Skirt Month! We’re going to dedicate all the blog posts in May to skirt patterns, skirt fabric, skirt sewing, skirt books and your skirts! Here are a few of the exciting things we have planned: […]
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  • Flickr Group Feature

    Apr 24 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 4 Comments

      Bag by Mona, Mistry Designs  Mona’s unique fabric combination in the above bag is just the start of her beautiful and creative body of work at Mistry Designs. Mona works from home as an interior designer and shares some of her sewing creations with others through her Mistry Designs Etsy shop. Go look at […]
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  • FFF Winners

    Apr 23 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 4 Comments

    The randomly-selected winners of the Summer In the City pack of fat quarters are Tammy, Mindy, Karyn and Zoe.  They have been emailed.  Thank you for all your great ideas for gifts to sew!  I’m sure we’ll revisit this topic.  Don’t you just love it that so many people are hand-crafting their gifts these days?  This topic reminded […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Apr 20 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 58 Comments

    You thought I forgot, didn’t you?   No, just needed a little break from #?!#% WordPress.  Beth and I fight with the formatting on these posts every single time. I even take a post into Dreamweaver and clean up the html, and when I bring it back, I still have random tags. Any WordPress users out there have some […]
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  • Interview – Erica, Pumkinlittle

    Apr 20 | Interviews + Profiles | | with 8 Comments

    Our quick glimpse of Pumkinlittle weeks ago made us hungry for a better look at Erica’s business and her creations. This interview with Erica continues our series of inspiring women (if you missed our first interview check here, and then come back!). All dresses and photography by Erica, Pumkinlittle Family life Erica lives in northern […]
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  • Flickr Group Feature

    Apr 17 | Sewing Inspiration | | with 8 Comments

    Amy Heather Butler-Bailey Quilt by Carol, wip Carol made this quilt as a birthday gift for her sister who lives in Florida. She writes, “The colors and prints of the fabrics that I used remind me of the area where she lives. Naturally, the quilt got its name from designers Amy Butler and Heather Bailey.” […]
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  • FFF Winners

    Apr 17 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 1 Comment

    The winners of 1/2 yard of Bird Seed by Alexander Henry are Stephanie, Colleen, India, Kelly and Meegan.  They have been emailed.  Thanks everyone, for the amazing book suggestions.  Definitely worth a compilation list, so check back. 
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  • Pretty Little Pinafore

    Apr 13 | Sewing Tutorials + Patterns | | with 17 Comments

    I’m putting off the unenviable task of deleting all those pesky little cyrillic letters seen throughout the blog, so I thought I’d share The Easter Pinafore.  I finished it at about 3 pm on Easter, just in time for the dinner guests to arrive.  The Easter Dress was not finished, and will now simply be The […]
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  • Free Fabric Friday

    Apr 13 | Contests & Giveaways | | with 48 Comments

    Bird Seed, anyone?  Special fabric love coming at you this week.  I know how much some of you adore the Alexander Henry Bird Seed  (see the three bird prints in the sidebar on the left). At first it hurt me just to ship it out of here, because I also love it so much I want […]
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