Last week I got to attend International Quilt Market in Kansas City, Missouri. This is the semi-annual trade show hosted by the sewing and quilting industry. It’s not open to the public, but an opportunity for industry professionals and wholesalers who are marketing to the shops, presenting upcoming fabric collections, new notions or other products […]
One of my best friends swears by Stitch Fix. She loves what she gets from them even if she doesn’t get boxes regularly. At first I was hesitant to try it – I had signed up for Stitch Fix maybe two years ago and they didn’t have clothing that would fit me then, so I […]
Style is more about being yourself; a style has to make you feel confident, happy and comfortable. Today I’m sharing some easy tips on how to get a feminine & romantic style when it comes to dressing up; since feminine and romantic style is definitely my thing I feel I can give you some little […]
A look ahead at the key industry trade events happening in the U.S. the remainder of 2019.
(“Trabajando en Chernobyl”, versión en español más abajo) As soon as we talk about our research with Chernobyl wildlife a lot of people ask us how is it to work in a radioactive contaminated area. Is it dangerous? Do you leave the protection of the car? For how long can you stay in a contaminated […]
Recently, I have become interested in boro and sashiko stitching. I had been viewing different tutorials and talking to my friends at the quilt shops. Francine, at Las Colchas, offers classes in sashiko. Joy, at Mesquite Bean, got me started on boro stitching. They have a free Tuesday where people can come work on projects […]
The Moda Arts Short-Sleeve Jersey from Giordana allows you to express your artistic side on the ride while still providing the fine craftsmanship and technical materials you’ve come to expect from the brand. Utilizing bright, vibrant colors and interesting patterns, the jersey looks great on and off the bike so you’ll feel fantastic on the […]
It is with tremendous sadness that we mourn the loss of Petty Officer Doyon and his fellow shipmates, who gave their lives serving our nation. Petty Officer Doyon is an American hero who represented the best of Connecticut and the United States. This loss reminds us of the dangers faced day and wholesale jerseys from […]
A boho chic colorful printed caftan gown embraces your heritage and conventional roots.Loose and cost-free-flowing in lovely vivid colours, the caftan costume makes a bohemian trend assertion no matter of the event. Kaftans created in fantastic muslin or cotton were worn by guys and ladies in historic Mesopotamia and thereafter in Africa and Asia. Nowadays, […]
Isaac Mizrahi Live! Petite 24/7 Stretch Print or Solid Ankle Pants Okay, let’s be real for a sec. A girl’s gotta have a pair of pants that A. look fabulous, and B. still feel like her. Enter Isaac Mizrahi’s 24/7 Stretch: a fabric that’s made for real life. Imagine: pants so comfortable, the only thing […]
Spring Quilt Market came to a close today, and we thought it was fitting that Showcase Sunday featured a peek at some of the fabulous things we saw on the show floor! Stay tuned for our full Market recap coming soon!
Darn – summer is back and boy will it ever be a hot and humid 6 months here in Sweatsville, South Texas! After all the fun of de-cluttering (better word for downsizing, and cleaning out things) and quilting a quilt yesterday, this old lady is T-I-R-E-D! I treated myself and did not partake of walking […]
Hello Everyone! After all of our travel over the past month, it was nice to get back into my routine this past week. I did some yard work, cleaned the house and enjoyed some beautiful days outside with my stitching. I also finished up Step 5 of the Sew Your Stash Along, worked on the […]
The Rights talking point used to be “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” But then it turned out that the people that always seemed to kill people with guns were all conservatives. So now it’s “guns don’t kill people, the liberal acquaintances of people kill people.” It’s not the guns fault. It’s not even […]
I would love to share with you all what we have been working on to get to this great event! Lots of hours late night & weekend stitching along with overnight shipping from our fabulous machine quilters to make this all possible… Here is the Primitive Gatherings booth…Featuring the all Quilts & Pillows from Farmhouse […]