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Spoonflower Weekly Contest

Check out my entryin Spoonflower’s weekly contest starting June 19th: fabric designs featuring extinct animals. To vote for your favorite entries, go here. My favorite extinct animal is the dodo so my first design idea is also posted (but not entered in the contest): For those unfamiliar with Spoonflower, the site allows you to order fabric … Continue reading

Fabric8 Contest

Fabric8 Contest

Sadly, I was not in the top hundred picked for the contest but out of 700 entrants I don’t know how you could narrow it down to even a hundred! The final hundred designs are beautiful – check them out and vote on your favorites! Luckily, you don’t have to pick just one!

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Quilty Weekend

Last weekend, Brenda (pink castle fabrics and just a bit frayed), Anna (woollykat), Debbie (Esch House Quilts) and I took a road trip to Cincinnati for the International Quilt Festival! On our way we stopped at the Fabric Shack and Sewn Studio to pick up some lovely modern fabrics and drool over more that we wanted to take home. We had dinner … Continue reading

Adventures in Dyeing

Jeni B from In Color Order inspired us to try some dyeing of our own this weekend.  Our friend Rossie was kind enough to let us use her dyeing supplies, bathroom, and expertise for our endeavor.  She has great instructions and tips for dyeing on her blog if you want to try this yourself. White on white fabric turns … Continue reading