Secrets to Buying and Selecting Fabric

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In my near-three years of blogging, the number 1 question I get asked is "Where do you get your fabric?!"  People have told me many many times that I have an eye for colors and design and I choose excellent fabrics that go together.  Here's what I have to say to that---Thanks!!  But also, I'm going to let you in on some of my secrets to buying and selecting fabric. DISCLAIMER:  This is not a post about how to get fabric on the cheap.  I have … [Read more...]

Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway!!

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This giveaway is closed!! I love the Fat Quarter Shop.  Not quite sure how I discovered it, but when I did, I was super, super happy.  They carry a HUGE selection of fabric and have nearly all the Moda fabrics.  And the Moda fabrics are not carried everywhere and can sometimes be difficult to find.  They are a quilter's paradise for fabric! Remember this quilt?  I made this quilt from the lovely Home Town fabrics by Sweetwater.  It's called … [Read more...]

Letters from Home Quilt with Hometown Sweetwater Fabrics

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I am so excited to have the Fat Quarter Shop as a new sponsor!!  We're going to have a super fun giveaway from them soon, but first I have to introduce this amazing new fabric collection to you.  The Fat Quarter Shop sent me four charm packs of Hometown by Sweetwater.  The color scheme is deep red, light blue, gray, and a soft yellow, as well as a cream. Isn't it pretty?  The polka dots are my favorite. So what can you make with four … [Read more...]

Riley Blake Fabric Giveaway!!

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED!! A couple weeks ago I went to a super fun Girls Night Out with a bunch of bloggers.  Guess who I got to meet there?? {Cindy from Riley Blake is on the end in the back (with the white cardigan and salmon pink shirt)  I'm the homeless looking girl in purple next to Jen from Tatertots and Jello.  I stole this pic from Kim-Today's Creative Blog-and she's the one who added the crown to Tam-Sew Dang Cute.}   I got to meet the … [Read more...]

All About Fabric Part 1

This is far and away the question I receive the most... "Where do you buy your fabric?"  A long time ago I would have said Joanns.  Or Hancock.  Or Hobby Lobby.  And I actually still do get a lot of my fabrics there.  But working within Etsy, I discovered this whole world of fabric that I didn't know about.  I saw designs that blew me away!  So much beautiful cotton fabrics...I had to know more! … [Read more...]

Check out my new family members…(no, not my baby yet!)

New designer fabrics are entering my household/workplace...Ta Dot in Turquoise by Michael MillerMeadowsweet Henna Garden Melon by Sandi HendersonDivine Damask in Black by Michael MillerI bought them on Fabricworm.com and fabriccouture.etsy.com. (Both great companies, quick shipping and good customer service, especially Fabric Couture)I am so excited! Can't wait to get designing. … [Read more...]