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May 31, 2024

Ode to Lizzy House Quilt

I couldn’t think of a better time to share this Ode to Lizzy House quilt...

May 9, 2024

Cork Firefly Tote

I made this cork Firefly Tote quite...

April 29, 2024

Spring Crescent Tote

It had been too long since I’ve made one of these...

April 18, 2024

Pre-quilted Oxbow Tote

I know, it’s been slow going here on the blog. I’ve been busy not taking pictures of my final projects; even worse....

April 3, 2024

Another Buckthorn Tote in Riverbend

Hope you had a great weekend! I made another Buckthorn Tote....

March 15, 2024

Poolside Tote in Riverbend

When I was envisioning the different Big Sur prints for my collection, I knew this Poolside Tote in...

March 6, 2024

Studio Tunic in Riverbend

Okay, this is the Studio Tunic in Riverbend Essex and it might be one of my favorite makes! I know, I’m sure...

February 16, 2024

Yuma Oxbow Tote

I had the Yuma fabric pulled into a few different piles, so I knew I would end upmaking a Yuma Oxbow Tote!

January 19, 2024

Oxbow Sew Along Part 2

Welcome to the Oxbow Tote Sew-Along Part 2...

January 12, 2024

Oxbow Tote Sew-Along

Welcome to the Oxbow Tote Sew-Along Part 1! I’m so excited to have you join along! Here’s the schedule...

January 1, 2024

2023 was a good year

2023 went by in a flash honestly. I’m constantly working...

December 9th, 2023

Navy Mini Making Backpack

I can’t believe I let this navy Mini Making Backpack sit in my closet without

November 29, 2023

Floral Haralson Bag

I can’t believe I never shared this floral version of my Haralson pattern here on the blog...

November 13, 2023

Pepin Tote in Riverbend

You know I’m a big advocate for making usable things! My Pepin Tote in Riverbend is.....

November 2, 2023

Wool + Wax Totes in Riverbend

These Wool + Wax Totes in Riverbend might just be the gift that keeps on giving this year...

October 24, 2023

Heather Blazer in Riverbend

You know I love a garment out of Essex, right?! This Heather Blazer in Riverbend feels right at home. When Friday Pattern Co. released...

October 17, 2023

Yarrow Pouches in Riverbend

Cutie cute cute alert! Yep, can’t resist these little nuggets. These are my Yarrow Pouches in Riverbend.....

October 13, 2023

Buckthorn Backpack + Tote Sew-Along Part 3

Welcome to the Buckthorn Backpack + Tote Sew-Along Part 3! We’re on the last few steps, hope you’ve had fun! Can’t wait to finish up today...

October 6, 2023

Buckthorn Backpack + Tote Sew-Along – Part 2

Welcome to the Buckthorn Backpack + Tote Sew-Along Part 2! I’m so excited to have...

September 29, 2023

Buckthorn Backpack + Tote Sew-Along

Welcome to the Buckthorn Backpack + Tote Sew-Along Part 1! I’m so excited to have you join along! 

Here’s the schedule I’ll be following for the sew-along...

September 22, 2023

Fireside Quilt – Riverbend

I knew I wanted to make a baby quilt using my new collection. So this Fireside Quilt– Riverbend felt just right!

September 13, 2023

Caravan Tote & Pouch – Riverbend

I really enjoyed making this set! This is the Caravan Tote & PouchRiverbend. I started because I wanted to make a new sample using Riverbend. I hadn’t...

August 28, 2023

Floored Quilt - Riverbend

Honestly, this might be my most favorite quilt. This is my Floored Quilt – Riverbend!

I keep a little list of quilts I want to make for when I feel like making...

August 16, 2023

Buckthorn Tote – Riverbend

Might as well share the Buckthorn TOTE that I made! This is my Buckthorn Tote – Riverbend style! Hope you spotted the Buckthorn Backpack that I shared earlier. I...

July 31, 2023

Sewing Buckthorn Backpack – Riverbend

Kicking things off for Riverbend with this Buckthorn Backpack! Riverbend is my newest fabric collection for Robert Kaufman Fabrics – this is my 5th fabric collection with...

July 24, 2023

Riverbend Inspiration

Today I’m sharing the backstory and inspiration of my newest fabric collection, Riverbend.

June 13, 2023

Irish Chain Quilt in Linen

Hope you all are having a great summer so far (and winter for those in the Southern Hemisphere!). I finished up a personal project that I’ve been working on for...

April 14, 2023

Olive Twill Haralson

Okay! This olive twill Haralson just had to be shared. I drug my feet big time in getting final photos of the last few Haralson bags I’ve made.

March 7, 2023

Black and linen Haralson Bag

Thanks so much to everyone who joined along in our little sew-along! I wanted to show you my black and linen Haralson Bag that I sewed during the filming....

February 27, 2023

Haralson Bag Sew-along Part 2

Welcome to the Haralson Bag Sew-Along Part 2! I’m so excited to have you join along! 

February 20, 2023

Haralson Sew-along Part 1

Welcome to the Haralson Bag Sew-Along Part 1! I’m so excited to have you join along! 

February 8, 2023

New! Haralson Bag Pattern

Happy February! I’m excited to introduce you to my newest pattern, the Haralson Belt Bag!

January 3, 2023

2022 was a good year

2022 was actually pretty fun! Again this year I had to take a scroll through my pictures to figure out what exactly happened this year.

December 12, 2022

Denim and Walnut Redwood Tote

The pieces to this Denim and Walnut Redwood Tote were cut over a year ago. I was deep into making all the samples for my Around the Bend fabric...

November 22, 2022

2022 Thankful Sale!

2022 Thankful Sale is here! All sewing patterns and leather* 20% off!

October 23, 2022

Minimalist Wallets - Around the Bend

Cute little wallet alert! Sorry if this distracts you from your to-do list, but these are too cute not to share. These are mini Minimalist Wallets showcasing Around...

October 11, 2022

Hexie Pop Quilt - Around the Bend

Yayyyy! A quilt!!! I love quilts! I think you probably might, too! This is the only project I didn’t personally make for my new fabric collection. My friend Emily of...

September 30, 2022

Road Trip Case – Around the Bend

This project makes me happy! I hadn’t made a Road Trip case in quite a while, so it was fun to pull some fat quarters to get started on this...

September 19, 2022

Olive Backpack & Dry Oilskin Tips

Here’s my Olive backpack, plus I’m sharing Dry Oilskin tips today! This fabric is one of those colors that shifts depending on the lighting!

September 13, 2022

Firefly Totes – Around the Bend

I think this set of Firefly Totes using Around the Bend might be my favorite non-quilt project of the group! Picking out different canvas and Essex pairings is...

September 8, 2022

Hillside Tote – Around the Bend

I always appreciate a fun and quick project – so in steps the mini Hillside Tote! I love this pattern for its simplicity. It’s the perfect opportunity to showcase...

August 30, 2022

Spotted Yarrow Pouch & Geometric Yarrow Wristlet

Hope the last days of August are treating you well! My kids are back in school already – I have two High Schoolers this year. Wow! Our summer was packed...

August 23, 2022

Farrow Dress - Around the Bend

A dress! You know it wouldn’t be complete without showing you what you can make for garments! This is the Farrow Dress featuring Around the Bend! If you’re looking...

August 17, 2022

Super Tote – Around the Bend

Sewing projects that highlight a favorite fabric are always my fave. I like to let large-scale designs take the stage and leave room for a few supporting roles with the...

August 10, 2022

Denim Waxed Twill Making Backpack

Even though the recent addition to the Making Backpack was all about the Mini version, I couldn’t resist having a little fun with the Regular size. A denim...

August 5, 2022

Fat Quarter Shuffle - Around the Bend

Each new fabric collection I design has a favorite sample or two. I think this Fat Quarter Shuffle quilt featuring Around the Bend might be one of them! Quilts...

August 2, 2022

Redwood Tote - Around the Bend

It’s been wayyy too long since I’ve made a Redwood Tote! I have absolutely loved using my own! So I figured that a Redwood Tote using Around the Bend would...

July 12, 2022

Around the Bend Inspiration

July is here! That also means my newest fabric collection, Around the Bend, starts shipping to stores! Be sure to ask your local quilt shop if they’ve ordered it! All of...

June 24, 2022

Camellia Making Backpack

I couldn’t resist this fabric combination when I spotted it on my cutting table! This is the regular sizeMaking Backpackfeaturing Camellia by Melody Miller forRuby Star Society!

June 16, 2022

Bronze Mini Making Backpack

I just love how this one turned out! I had so many piles of different fabric combinations, but this one found its way to the top! This beautiful bronze mini...

June 9, 2022

NEW! Making Backpack with Mini size!

I am so excited to re-introduce you to the Making Backpack pattern! I’ve added a new (mini!) size & added a BONUS alternate zippered front pocket option, too!  

May 10, 2022

Green Denim Divided Basket & Diaper Pouch

You know I love sewing for babies, right? I know it’s been a bit since I’ve made anything — but there’s a new baby in town! That always spurs me...

March 23, 2022

Mini Franken-Kånken

Oh my gosh you guys!!!! I am so thrilled with this project! My daughter went on her school trip to Disney last week and she requested a mini backpack. You...

March 23, 2022

Twill and Leather Yarrow

I know you may have seen a quick glimpse of this sample in the Yarrow Sew-along video or in the pattern itself, but today I’m showing it off in all...

March 4, 2022

Wood Carrier Pattern now available!

Hope you’re gearing up for a fun weekend! I wanted to share with you that I finally added my Wood Carrier PDF Pattern to my shop! This pattern was part of Making magazine’s...

February 25, 2022

Yellow and Floral Yarrows

I think I was feeling pretty spring-y when I made these two yellow and floral Yarrows! If you’ve been here long enough, you know I’m a fan of yellow and mustard...

February 18, 2022

Yarrow Complete Sew-Along

Welcome to the Yarrow Wristlet & Pouch Complete Sew-along! This post contains the full list of newsletter’s that were sent out for the Yarrow Sew-Along (this sew-along was originally published...

February 9, 2022

More Yarrows and tester finishes

Thank you all so much for your support of my newest pattern, the Yarrow Wristlet & Pouch. I don’t know what I was expecting, but I’m so glad that so...

January 13, 2022

New! The Yarrow Wristlet & Pouch Pattern

I am so excited to introduce to you my newest pattern, the Yarrow Wristlet & Pouch pattern! It feels like such a long time since my last pattern, so I’m...

January 2, 2022

2021 was an interesting year

Whew! 2021 was a year that seemed to fly by, but we made it! A look back through my camera roll and pictures always helps me to see what exactly...

NEW! Riverbend Fabric Collection

A collection of hand drawn prints for Robert Kaufman. Overprinted on Essex, Essex Yarn Dyed, Essex Yarn Dyed Homespun, and Big Sur Canvas - all printed in the USA.

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